GBI RACING

Killarney racecourse

Located just one kilometre outside Killarney town just off the road to Kenmare in the County of Kerry, the course is 96km north-west of Cork and 32 km south-east of Tralee.

About 10 furlongs round, this dual-purpose course is left-handed. The first recorded race meetings in Killarney were from 1822 to 1901, though the present course was opened in 1936. Its celebrated four-day Summer Festival commenced in 1947 and the races are run along the bank of the River Flesk.

Address: Killarnrey Racecourse, Clonfert, Fossa, Killarney, Co Kerry, Republic of Ireland
Tel: 353 64 311 25
Website: http://www.air.ie/killarney.html
Admission: Adults €8-€10; OAP's and Students Half price; Children under 14 Free. Discounts for pre-booked groups of 20 or more.
Road: Situated half a mile from Killarney town centre, the racecourse is off the Kenmare Road.
Rail: Killarney Station
Car park: Free
Flat: A left-handed oval of about 9f. The bends are well cambered.
Jumps: Left-handed course. Chases and hurdles are run over an oval circuit of approximately 9 1/2f. Six fences and five hurdles per circuit