The town of Killarney is renowned as the premier tourist destination in Ireland and Killarney Racecourse is one of its major attractions. All meetings at this scenic location are incorporated into three summer festivals during in the months of May, July and August. Primarily, racing is held in the evening time making the racecourse the ideal venue to round off a day of local sightseeing.
Located on the outskirts of the town, just off the Killarney/Kenmare road, the racecourse attracts high-class horses for races like the Kingdom Gold Cup, the Cairn Rouge Stakes, the Ruby Stakes on the Flat and a number of valuable races over hurdles and fences.
The 2019 dates for Killarney Races is as follows.
July Festival: Monday July 15th to Friday July 19th
August Festival: Wednesday August 21st to Saturday August 24th
To experience races for yourself, please contact:
+353 (0) 64 662 34 00