Sunday, 7th April 2024

Ballylinch Stud Classic Trials Day is packed full of action where future Group and Classic contenders can be seen. It marked the opening Flat fixture of the season at Leopardstown.

The Ballylinch Stud Priory Belle 1,000 Guineas Trial has become synonymous with Classic glory. The Ballylinch Stud 2,000 Guineas Trial. History has proven that this race consistently produces top class horses, including Bach, Refuse to Bend and Famous Name all featuring on its Graded winning roll call. 

The P.W. McGrath Memorial Ballysax Stakes race is a trial race for various European classics. Recent winners such as Rekindling, trained by Joseph O’Brien achieved global glory by winning the richest Handicap in the world, the Emirates Melbourne Cup.

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What's Happening

Behind the scenes tour 

To mark the beginning of the Flat season at Leopardstown, we are offering a select number of racing fans the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes on a race day. Take a track walk, visit the weigh room and see what goes on before gates open!

track talks

Join us  at the Parade Ring during racing where MC Kevin O'Ryan will be speaking to trainers, jockeys, syndicate managers and Ballylinch Stud about what it takes to be a leader in Flat racing, recent success, horses to look out for and their hopes for the upcoming season.

Ballylinch Stud Classic Trials Day