Home > Race Meetings > Upcoming Meetings > Longines Irish Champions Weekend - Saturday 14th September 2019
  • Where the best in the World meet - make it your plan to be here, witness the very best, competing for the ultimate prize.

    Longines Irish Champions Weekend is the sum of all parts – World class racing, elegant fashion, gourmet food and drink, and a host of entertainment including live music, DJ sets & more.

    Longines Irish Champions Weekend is a spectacular two-day event, featuring Ten Group races including Six Group 1 races run at two legendary Irish racecourses Leopardstown and The Curragh.  Showcasing the World’s best horses, trainers and jockeys. Prize money at this event exceeds €4.6 million making it one of the richest and most glamorous meetings on the international racing calendar..

    Ticket Prices

    • Premium Level Access €60
    • Adult General Admission €35
    • OAP €20

    Gates Open approx 11am | First Race approx 1.55pm | Last Race approx 6.00pm | Event Ends approx 8.30pm

    Public Shuttle buses operating from Sandyford Luas. 10:30am - 10pm.

    Race & Rail shuttle buses operating from Blackrock DART station to Leopardstown will operate. Pick up at - 11.30am/12.30pm/1.30pm. Drop off at 6.30pm/7.30pm/8.30pm

     View our Bag Searching policy here

    • Anyone aged under 18 must be accompanied by an adult to gain FREE entry to the racecourse. 
    • OAP’s and Students must be in possession of the necessary identification in order to gain admittance into the racecourse at the reduced rate.

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    Family Area


    There is lots going on during day 1 of Longines Irish Champions Weekend to entertain the whole family. Kids and Families will be catered for throughout the day in the family fun zone which features a petting farm, educational talks from front runner, a race horse simulator, face painters, Hercules the horse, hobby horse races , large outdoor games and much more! ALL KIDS GO FREE when accompanied by a parent or guardian. A family ticket admits two adults and any number of children aged 17 or younger.

  • Hospitality Packages

    • Admission to the Exclusive Leopardstown Pavillion
    • Canapes on Arrival
    • Gourmet Food Buffet
    • Admission to the Race Course
    • €10 Food Voucher
    • €5 Tote Voucher
    • Racecard
    • Admits 2x Adults and any number of children

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