Saturday, 14th September 2024

It all comes down to this!

Two incredible days of world-class racing, live music, unmissable entertainment at Leopardstown and The Curragh.

Enjoy the excitement of Day 1 of Irish Champions Festival at Leopardstown on Saturday, 14th September, with five Group races including the Royal Bahrain Irish Champion Stakes. The Royal Bahrain Irish Champion Stakes is one of Ireland's richest horse races and is regularly rated as one of the top flat races. Past winners include Auguste Rodin, Magical and Golden Horn and Sea The Stars.

After racing entertainment includes a fantastic line-up of live entertainment.

race schedule

GATES OPEN: 11.15am 


The Ballylinch Stud Irish EBF Ingabelle Stakes 


The KPMG Champions Juvenile Stakes

2.20pmThe Coolmore America 'Justify' Matron Stakes
2.55pmThe Solonaway Stakes  

The Royal Bahrain Irish Champion Stakes


The Kilternan Stakes 

4.40pmThe Irish Stallion Farms EBF Petingo Premier Handicap
5.15pmThe Irish Stallion Farms EBF Sovereign Path Premier Handicap
5.45pmThe Autumn Fillies Premier Handicap


GA+ & Premium Dining Experiences

GA+ & Premium Dining Experiences

Hospitality starting from €120pp

From the thrill of horse racing to the excitement of live music, a premium dining experience at Irish Champions Festival at Leopardstown elevates every aspect of your attendance, ensuring an unforgettable day. Choose from a variety of dining options to suit groups of all sizes. 

race & stay

Race & Stay, with our Official Guest Partner

Race & Stay, with our Official Guest Partner

Tickets and Hotel from just €179

Browse Race and Stay's website for their ICF Festival packages which will save you time and money. Race and Stay packages include all you need for a great racing break. Hotel Accommodation, Breakfast, Tickets and Transport and you can add Hospitality, and much more after you book.