Leopardstown

Address: Leopardstown Racecourse, Foxrock, Dublin 18. Tel: 01 2893607/8. Fax. 01 2892634

Nearest Railway Station: Blackrock DART station

Manager/Secretary: Tony Corcoran, Leopardstown Racecourse, Foxrock Dublin 18. Tel. 01 2893607/8 Fax. 01 2892634

Clerk Of Course: Joseph Collins Leggan Hall Road, Bellewstown, Co. Meath. Tel. 041 23425

Stabling Facilities: 125 boxes; grooms’ canteen

Characteristics: One mile six furlongs round, left handed; good galloping track; stiff uphill finish; six furlongs straight course; watering system.

Effect of Draw: Slight advantage low numbers on round.

Major Races:

Flat
Guinness Champion Stakes
Heinz “57” Phoenix Sprint
Derrinstown Trial Stakes
Cara Ballyogan Stakes
Guinness Flying Five
Killavullen Stakes
Leopardstown Stakes

National Hunt
Hennessy Gold Cup
Ladbroke Hurdle
AIG Champion Hurdle
Leopardstown Chase
Denny Chase
Findus Chase
Ericsson Chase Baileys
Arkle Chase
Catering Facilities: Restaurant, snack bars bars

Uses other than Riding: Golf centre, health and leisure centre; disco, restaurant, bars,squash, tennis, weddings,exhibitions.

Brief History: Opened in 1888; purchased by Racing Board in 1969 and completely refurbished.

Record Attendance: 21,000 on August 28th 1990.