Longines Irish Champions Weekend is a spectacular two-day event, featuring ten Group races including Five Group 1 races run at two legendary Irish racecourses Leopardstown and The Curragh. Showcasing the best horses, the best jockeys and the best trainers in the world, prize money at this event exceeds €4.6 million making it one of the richest and most glamorous meetings on the international racing calendar.
Longines Irish Champions Weekend is the sum of
all parts – world class racing, elegant fashion, relaxed ambiance, The
Thoroughbred Trail, Goffs Champions Sale, Gourmet food and drink, with musical
interludes set amidst beautifully dressed areas for socialising.
Anyone under age of 18 can avail of free entry once accompanied by a paying adult.
Gates Open approx 12pm | First Race approx 3:25pm | Last Race approx 7:20pm | Event Ends approx 9.30pm
Public Shuttle buses operating from Sandyford Luas from approx 11.30am until 10.30pm - exact times to be confirmed closer to date.
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Saturday September 15th 2018
The feature race at Leopardstown on Day One of Longines Irish Champions Weekend is the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes which is currently the highest-rated turf race in the world. Witness the top thoroughbreds from around the world compete for the €2.3 million in prize-money on an eight race card. including five Group races and two Handicaps each valued at €150,000. It is a wonderful Irish sporting occasion not to be missed. To plan your weekend, click on the button below.
Now anticipated and watched around the world, Longines Irish Champions Weekend is the perfect sporting occasion, tailor-made for socialising. The easy Irish banter and the electric atmosphere surrounding one of the best races in the world , makes this a special experience that simply must be enjoyed in person. Find out more about the Hospitality options available at Longines Irish Champions Weekend here.
Style is at the heart of Irish Champions Weekend and the Longines Prize for Elegance is one of the most highly-regarded fashion competitions in the sporting world and provides an abundance of fashion, excitement, style, colour and theatre. The art of millinery takes centre stage in the Moët & Chandon Champion Hat competition, which invites entrants to be as creative or as subtle as they wish while showcasing their interpretation of a Champion Hat.
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Longines Irish Champions Weekend is the sum of all parts – world class racing, elegant fashion, relaxed ambiance, The Thoroughbred Trail, Goffs Champions Sale, Gourmet food and drink, with musical interludes set amidst beautifully dressed areas for socialising.
Longines Irish Champions Weekend is an unmissable event for you if you enjoy
You won't go hungry or thirsty at Leopardstown! Savour the day with our Champions Pavilion Premium Package, located in the Leopardstown Pavilion. Alternatively opt for the Champions Bundle, the best value option to start your day at Leopardstown. See all options below. Don't forget to experience the thrills of horse racing and soak up the unique atmosphere of Longines Irish Champions Weekend.
Find out more about the Champions Bundle here.
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