2020 marks the 150th running of the Irish Grand National which has become a stalwart at the heart of the Irish sporting calendar. A race which encapsulates everything that is great about Irish racing, affords connections the opportunity to etch their names into history and join an elusive group who have been fortunate enough to be successful in this race. The race is now the richest Jumps race in the country, standing at a whopping €500,000. The substantial prize fund, coupled with the reputation of the race attracts the game’s best runners and riders to Fairyhouse to take on this demanding course.
unique about the Irish Grand National is that it captures individuals from
every walk of life, not just regular racegoers. People throughout the country
are enthralled by the event and often have various unique ways of picking a
winner. However the most difficult decision they face is where to watch all of
the action unfold. Whether you find yourself in one of our private luxury suites, the
famous BobbyJo Bistro or the historic Arkle & Ballyhack Rooms, you’re sure to be captivated
by the top class racing. The showpiece of the
Irish Racing Calendar is
not something to be missed, so come along and see the worlds most renowned
owners and jockeys reconvene to take on one of Irelands most thrilling and
challenging sporting events.
Gates Open: 11am | First Race: 2:05pm | Last Race: 6:10pm
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