Listowel

Address: Listowel Co. Kerry. Tel: 068 21144/21172. Fax 068 21144

Nearest Railway Station: Tralee. (Cork 70 miles, Limerick 50 miles, Dublin 180 miles, Galway 120 miles)

Manager/Secretary: Brendan Daly, 13 William Street, Listowel, Co. Kerry. Tel./ Fax 068 21144

Clerk Of Course: P.R McGouran, 39 Barton Road Rathfarnham, Dublin 14. Tel. 01 4931548

Stabling Facilities: 155 boxes; grooms canteen.

Characteristics: Listowel is a flat left handed track of little over a mile which suits front running horses.

Effect of Draw: Low numbers slightly favoured.

Major Races:
Listowel Races Bookmakers’ EBF Handicap
Lartigue Hurdle
Guinness Kerry National Smithwicks Beer Hurdle
Kingdom EBF Nursery
Golden Vale Handicap Hurdle
Slan Abhaile (Goodbye) Race Harp Lager Handicap
Kaliber Handicap

Catering Facilities: Dining room, snack bar, fish counters

Uses other than Racing: None

Brief History: Started in 1858 as a two day meeting; extended to three days in 1924; to four days in 1972; to five days in 1977; and to its present six day meeting in 1992.

Record Attendance: 72,056 1994 Festival