Kildare - The Thoroughbred County
Kildare is the Thoroughbred County and if you love horses you won't be disappointed. Come racing at our three top class racecourses.
- Curragh Racecourse: Headquarters of Flat Racing in Ireland, hosting all five Classic Races including the Irish Derby.
- Punchestown is the Home of Irish National Hunt Racing and the venue for the famous Irish National Hunt Festival in May.
- Naas Racecourse features both Flat and National Hunt racing and provides excellent facilities for an enjoyable day at the races.
Horse Racing Ireland is the national authority for thoroughbred horse racing in Ireland. Their headquarters are situated next to the Curragh Racecourse in Newbridge. Visit their website for all the latest on Ireland's racing industry.
The Great Comeback. Five days of quality horse racing.
Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival Begins Today
One of the great race days in global horse racing, the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby is the highlight of the Irish flat racing season.
Summer 2021 officially kicks off with the Kildare Derby Festival and June Fest
As one of the most eagerly awaited sporting and social events of the summer, the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the famous Curragh Racecourse is one that usually attracts crowds in their droves
Punchestown Festival 2021 Begins Today
Five days of quality horse racing starts today Tuesday 27 April and runs until Saturday 01 May.
Longines Irish Champions Weekend
Sunday 13th September at the Curragh.
Longines Irish Champions Weekend is one of the biggest social and sporting events in Ireland.