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  • Dublin Racing Festival never fails to deliver the ultimate social and racing experience. The showcase returns to Leopardstown on 4th and 5th February 2023.

    Make the most of the February Bank Holiday weekend and expect something different!

    Every year, a massive crowd of almost 25,000 fans flocked to Leopardstown, in the heart of Ireland’s capital city, to enjoy top-class racing as well as live entertainment and delicious food.  

    All of the best horses, trainers and jockeys competing over the weekend for the eight Grade One races and over €2 million Euro in prize-money on offer, with the Chanelle Pharma Irish Champion Hurdle and the Paddy Power Gold Cup the highlights of the weekend. 

    Two of Ireland’s best loved homegrown acts, Mundy and Paddy Casey will headline for Dublin Racing Festival. Mundy and Paddy Casey will perform after racing on the Bulmers Live Stage. Please see raceday pages for list of what's happing over the weekend.

    Please Note: 

    • Shuttle Buses: Free services will be provided before and after racing. See here for details.
    • Tickets are valid for the date stated only & cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase. Please see terms and conditions.

    Ticket Prices

    • Gen Admission (Advanced Online) €35
    • Weekend Ticket (Advanced Online) €60
    • Dubliner Bundle €52
    • Premium Level €SOLD OUT
    • Student / OAP €30
    • 1888 Restaurant €SOLD OUT
    • Panoramic (Adult) €135
    • Panoramic (Child U13) €67.50
    • Molly Malone Pavilion Banquet €165
    • General Admission Child (13-17) €5
    • Child U12 €FREE

  • Day 1: Featuring The Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup

    Saturday 4th February

    The opening day of Dublin Racing Festival on Saturday February 4th features four exciting Grade 1 Races. The feature race on the day is the Grade 1 Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup. There will be plenty of entertainment throughout the day, with Six Nations Rugby matches on screens as well as live music in the marquee after racing.

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  • Day 2: Featuring The Chanelle Pharma Irish Champion Hurdle

    Sunday, 5th February 2023

    Day 2 of the Dublin Racing Festival features 4 Grade 1 races, of which the feature is the Chanelle Pharma Irish Champion Hurdle, a race with an illustrious history with a roll of honour. There will be music and entertainment throughout the day, with Celtic Drummers, street performers, trad music and a live performance from Paddy Casey on the Bulmers stage after racing.

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  • Hospitality at Dublin Racing Festival

    4th & 5th February 2023 - NEARLY SOLD OUT!

    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.


  • Race and Stay Packages

    Race and Stay are the Premier Horse Racing Tour Specialists in Ireland and proud Official Guest Partner of Leopardstown Racecourse. Race and Stay Packages include all you need for a great racing break. Hotel Accommodation, Breakfast, Tickets and Transport and you can add Hospitality, Stable and Stud tours and much more after you book. Browse Race and Stay's website for their Dublin Racing Festival packages which will save you time and money starting from only €139pp.

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