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May 06, 2009

Great deals to go racing at the Curragh this Summer

Curragh Racing Going racing at the Curragh has never been better value following the announcement that the Co. Kildare venue has reduced their prices to provide great savings for racegoers this summer. This includes 20% off all admissions if booked in advance on

Special admission packages include a new Punters Package at €20 to include admission, racecard €2 Tote Bet and €5 Food & Beverage voucher and a Family Package from €25 to include two adult admissions and a racecard, while children under 15 go free on every day except Derby Day when this is a small charge of €5.

Great value Dining and Hospitality packages starting from only €35 are also available on all race days.

Admission to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby on Sunday 28th June will be €40 and with only one enclosure this year race goers will have access to all areas of the complex including the Bollinger Champagne Bar, Star On Sunday Entertainment Marquee and the new “Taste of Ireland” enclosure, while there are substantial reductions available for access to the Premier Level of the Grandstand and to reserve a Minstrel and Premier Level Seat

The popular Kildare Village Big Bash Ticket will return to the Derby Friday evening meeting on Friday 26thJune at a reduced cost of €45. The ticket includes access to the Big Bash Marquee with admission, racecard, pint of Lager or Soft Drink, item from the Barbecue, €2 Tote Bet and free admission to Tiger Lilys Niteclub in Kildare Town.

The Curragh is also offering special deals on Membership which provides a variety of benefits including admission to all race days.

"We want our message to be clear that going racing at the Curragh is great value and we hope that these special offers will encourage people to come to enjoy a great day out” said Evan Arkwright Commercial Manager of the Racecourse.

The Irish Guineas Festival takes place on 23rd and 24th May with an impressive line up of entertainment both on and off the track, while all the rugby and GAA action will be shown live over both days.