Nearest Railway Station: at The Curragh Station. On Race Days The Train Stops
Manager: Brian Kavanagh, The Curragh, Co. Kildare
Clerk Of Course: Joe Collins, The Curragh, Co. Kildare
Stabling Facilities: 110 boxes. Grooms’ canteen
Characteristics: Right handed, Open Track.
Effect of Draw: Lower numbers in sprints
1000 Guineas 2000 Guineas The Irish Derby The Irish Oaks The St Ledger
Catering Facilities: Restaurant, snack bars, hospitality Self-service restaurant, Full Service suite, Marquee Facilities
Uses other than Racing: Exhibitions.
Brief History: Racing at the curragh dates back to the dawn of time. Officialy the race course was established in 1760 with the formation of the Turf Club. The Curragh is the headquaters of flat racing in Ireland.