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2011864 HRI Go Racing Booklet WEB

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WE’LL MAKE SURE YOU ARESummer racing is finally here and from May to September we havea list of action-packed racedays and festivals that will help you makethe most of your summer.With 25 racecourses to choose from, wherever you are, you’ll neverbe far from the action. From the Classic days at the Curragh to thetraditional Harvest Festival at Listowel, and everything in between –you’ll be spoiled for choice.There are ladies days, the perfect occasion to wear that specialdress and show-off your sense of style. The music nights, withtop name acts, provide the perfect soundtrack to your big dayat the races.The summer racing season is the time of year to squeeze inamongst the crowd and scream at the top of your lungs for yourhorse and jockey. It’s a time to play the odds, raise a glass and enjoygood times with friends. It’s a time for memories to be made.As the legendary champion jockey Johnny Murtagh says “Racing isa great day out and a great place to socialise. You are watching top-class athletes, both human and equine, performing at their peak.The buzz and excitement will definitely bring you back.”So what are you waiting for? Get your friends together and getready. It’s time to go racing... because nothing else feels like this.Plan your day at the races. Visit 3

SUMMERHIGHLIGHTSTATTERSALLS IRISH food and music villages, the rare gem when it comes aliveGUINEAS FESTIVAL event, sponsored by Dubai Duty again this year.The Curragh, Co Kildare Free since 2008, will showcase23 & 24 May the finest millinery and fashion KILLARNEY JULY &The first Classic weekend of the across the country confirming AUGUST FESTIVALSseason with the Tattersalls Irish the Irish Derby’s iconic position Co Kerry2000 Guineas on Saturday and of style and influence over the 13 – 16 July & 19 – 22 AugustLadies Day on Sunday featuring past 150 years. The most picturesquethe Tattersalls Irish 1000 Ireland’s answer to Royal Ascot, racecourse in the country and,Guineas are an opportunity to this year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish arguably in any country. It issavour the Curragh in all its Derby will be the hottest ticket always a delight to visit. Withsplendour on two of its flagship of the summer and promises the most scenic surroundingsdays. The anticipation of these to be a glorious celebration in Europe, it is racing for theraces has been built up from of Ireland’s most historic race soul...relaxed and laid-back butearlier in the season, and the with many special Derby 150 still retaining a keen sense ofexcitement is palpable – the moments planned. summer style and fun.first headline act of thesummer season! BELLEWSTOWN JULY THE CURRAGH OAKS & AUGUST FESTIVALS FESTIVALTHE DUBAI DUTY FREE Bellewstown, Co Meath The Curragh, Co KildareIRISH DERBY FESTIVAL 2 – 4 July & 26 - 27 August 18 – 19 JulyThe Curragh, Co Kildare Like a late blossoming tree, High Summer and another26 – 28 June nestled in the bosom of the great weekend of sportThe Curragh Racecourse will beautiful Meath countryside, and socialising. The femalecelebrate a huge milestone this historic site for racing equivalent of the Derby, thewith the 150th running of The comes into bloom for two Darley Irish Oaks sees someIrish Derby when a record months in the summer. An of the best fillies in Europeattendance of close to 30,000 evening spent here is doing battle. A race that isis expected to throng the Co always one to remember, frequently as compelling asKildare racecourse. In addition with its relaxed, carnival-like the Derby world-class racing, exciting atmosphere. Don’t miss this 4

For more information on racing in Ireland or for a FREE racinginformation pack, please visit or call the MarketingTeam at Horse Racing Ireland.Horse Racing Ireland, Ballymany, The Curragh, Co KildareTel: +353 (0) 45 455 455. Email: [email protected]/goracing @GoRacing

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