One of the most anticipated dates on the Irish Racing calendar is the Fairyhouse Easter Festival. Running in 2019 from Sunday April 21st to Tuesday April 23rd, the Festival has been the scene of some memorable occasions over the years such as AP McCoys last ever ride on Irish soil and the victory of Our Duke for trainer Jessica Harrington in 2017. In 2018 the race was won by General Principle for Gordon Elliott under JJ Slevin.
true festival experience and electric atmosphere is generated over the 3 day festival with live music,
the most stylish lady competition, children’s entertainment and not to mention
the buzzing throngs of revellers in attendance all complementing the top-class
racing. The tradition of the Fairyhouse Easter Festival is an experience not to be missed.
Sunday 21st April 2019
The Ryanair Gold Cup is a Grade 1 race of the highest quality and attracts some of England and Ireland’s best novice chasers aged five years and up. As one of the highlights of the Irish racing calendar punters are promised a day full of excitement and unpredictability. Whether you find yourself in one of our private luxury suites, the famous BobbyJo Bistro or cheering your horse home trackside, you’re sure to be captivated by the top class racing.
Monday 22nd April 2019
Nearing its 150th running, the BoyleSports Irish Grand National has become a stalwart at the heart of the Irish sporting calendar. The race is now the richest Jumps race in the country, standing at a whopping €500,000. The race attracts the game’s best runners and riders to Fairyhouse to take on this demanding course. Easter Monday also features the Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa Most Stylish Lady Competition and the lucky winner will be jetting off to Nashville.
Tuesday 23rd April 2019
We round off a fantastic three days of racing with our brilliant family fun raceday. After the excitement (and nerves) of the previous two days our Easter Tuesday meeting promotes a more relaxed atmosphere, with specific emphasis placed on making the day enjoyable for all the family. This doesn’t mean compromise on quality and with graded races throughout the day race goers are sure to be kept excited.
Check out the best ways to get to Fairyhouse to enjoy your day at the races
There are lots of options to come and enjoy the great atmosphere of the Easter Festival, find yours here
Find out what to wear, from Ladies Day to general race days
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