Go Racing in County Kildare

Kildare - The Thoroughbred County

Kildare is the Thoroughbred County and if you love horses you won't be disappointed. Come racing at our three top class racecourses.

  • Curragh Racecourse: Headquarters of Flat Racing in Ireland, hosting all five Classic Races including the Irish Derby.
  • Punchestown is the Home of Irish National Hunt Racing and the venue for the famous Irish National Hunt Festival in May.
  • Naas Racecourse features both Flat and National Hunt racing and provides excellent facilities for an enjoyable day at the races.
Horse Racing Ireland

Horse Racing Ireland is the national authority for thoroughbred horse racing in Ireland. Their headquarters are situated next to the Curragh Racecourse in Newbridge. Visit their website for all the latest on Ireland's racing industry.

News

Nominees for the 2018 Horse Racing Ireland Awards

The nominees for the 2018 Horse Racing Ireland Awards were announced today, with 26 Irish trainers, jockeys and horses in contention for the prestigious awards.

2018 Flat Champions crowned at Naas

Donnacha O'Brien is Champion Jockey, Shane Crosse is Champion Apprentice, Aidan O'Brien is Champion Trainer, and Mrs Sue Magnier is the Champion Owner

Matchbook Announced as New Sponsor of the Birdcatcher at Naas

Naas Racecourse have announced Matchbook Betting Exchange as the new sponsor of the 'Matchbook EBF Birdcatcher Premier Nursery'

Longines Irish Champions Weekend Day 2 at the Curragh on Sunday

Super second day in store at the Curragh on Sunday

Jog for Jockeys This Saturday

In Aid of Irish Injured Jockeys

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