Killarney Races July Racing Festival 11th – 14th

Killarney Races July Festival
Celebrating 80 Years Racing in Killarney
11th to 14th of July

First Race on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Evenings is at 5.50p.m.
First Race on Dawn Milk Ladies Day Thursday 14th is at 2.25p.m.

Killarney Racecourse who are celebrating 80 Years Racing, announces details of its July Racing Festival. The Festival commences on Monday 11th of July and for four days Ireland’s most Scenic Racecourse will combine the very best of horse racing with a fantastic festival atmosphere for all Racegoers. Thursday is ‘Dawn Ladies Day’ with TV3’s Xposé Presenter and Reporter Lisa Cannon judging the prestigious event.

On Monday Evening Family Evening in association with ‘A Time to Party’ gets the Festival off to a winning start. Bouncy Castles, Face Painting, Kids Activities Area and many more fun activities are planned.

Tuesday features the best of National Hunt and Flat racing and on Wednesday Killarney Racecourse plays host to some of the 2016 Rose of Tralee contestants and the Roses will be on hand to meet the public and to present the prize to the winning connections of the aptly named Rose of Tralee International Festival Ladies Flat Race.

Thursday, Dawn Ladies Day, is the highlight of the July Racing Festival, and is one of the most prestigious Ladies Day on the racing calendar. The fashion and style stakes are always high for the Dawn sponsored competition and the judge this year, Lisa Cannon, will be keeping an eye out for Ladies who are stylish, elegant and who stand out from the crowd.

Killarney Racecourse Sales & Marketing Manager Bríd Lucey who is busy preparing for the upcoming Festival said “The lead up to the July Festival is something that we look forward to each year, the course is in excellent condition, there is a great air of excitement around the town of Killarney and we are ready to welcome large crowds and some great racing.”

The Festival features 28 races, generously sponsored by local, national and international businesses. There is an impressive total prize fund of over €260,000 on offer which is sure to attract runners from Ireland’s top stables.

There is a limited number of packages still available on the 3 evenings for the Panoramic Restaurant and also BBQ Packages are available Monday – Wednesday evenings.
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