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  • Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd February 2020

    8 Grade One Races -1.8 Million in Prize Money

    Expect something different; join us in our celebration of the brilliance of jumps racing, music and culture.

    Immerse yourself in the races that have produced icons of jumps racing; Arkle, Hurricane Fly, Florida Pearl, Moscow Flyer, Douvan, Sizing Europe and Jodami. Witness new heroes as they emerge and watch the best of talent from Ireland and Britain fight it out for two massive titles – the Unibet Irish Gold Cup and the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle.

    Dublin Racing Festival will combine the best that the city has to offer over one weekend – join the party for the best of Dublin culture, music, food and jump racing that will simply take your breath away. Dazzle your senses in our jubilant celebration of Dublin with a full entertainment programme that supports culture, music, culinary delights, and of course world class sport in the form of Horse racing and rugby.

    *We are delighted to welcome all children under the age of 18 for free, however they must be accompanied by a parent/guardian who is over 18* 

    There will be a complimentary shuttle bus running from Blackrock DART station and Sandyford LUAS stop.

    Blackrock DART Shuttle Times

    Times TBC closer to date

    Sandyford Luas Shuttle Bus

    The Sandyford LUAS shuttle will be operating on a loop from 10am-7.30pm approx



    Ticket Prices

    • Adult Weekend Admission *Advanced Pricing €45
    • Adult single (one day) Admission. *Advanced Pricing €25
    • Student/Senior (one day) Admission *Advanced Pricing €20

    * Valid Student/Senior Citizen identification is required to accompany all Student/Senior Citizen admission tickets. Failure to produce valid identification at the event will result in your ticket being voided and will NOT result in a refund. 

    Gates Open approx 10.50am | First Race approx 12.50pm | Last Race approx 4.20pm

  • Hospitality at Dublin Racing Festival

    Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd February 2020

    There are lots of different hospitality options available at Dublin Racing Festival. Why not enjoy the top class national hunt racing from the comfort of the Leopardstown Pavilion with floor to ceiling windows and views of the finishing straight. Or relax and enjoy hospitality at the 1888 Restaurant which presents you with laid-back modern charm, attentive service, great conversation and the perfect culinary experience in a light-filled location overlooking the action.

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  • Entertainment at Dublin Racing Festival

    Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd February 2020

    Dublin Racing Festival is the newest addition to the Irish festival calendar and is a weekend that will celebrate Dublin’s richness and diversity across culture, comedy, music, sport and food. In 2018 DJ Vogue Williams spun the decks on the opening day of the festival while DJ Doireann Garrihy took to the stage in 2019. The Main Stage in the BIG TENT has also been graced by Dublin legend Damien Dempsey, Delorentos, KILA and Stocktons Wing. Dublin Racing Festival is a weekend jam packed with entertainment including racing tipster panels, cultural exhibitions, DJ sets, Live Music, World Class National Hunt Racing, Live Screening of the Six Nations rugby and lots more. It is the place to be this February!

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  • International Visitors

    Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd February 2020

    We are delighted to welcome racing, sporting, music and culture enthusiasts from all over the world to Dublin Racing Festival on Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd February 2020. Click here for some more information about how to get to Leopardstown, what to expect when you get here, where to stay and some additional Dublin attractions that you might want to incorporate into your trip to Ireland's capital. If you would like any additional information please call the Leopardstown team on +353 01 289 0500 or email [email protected]

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