GBI RACING

Listowel racecourse

Listowel races is one of Ireland's oldest and most successful racing festivals and is held over six days in September. In addition there is a three-day weekend meeting in April.

The course is a flat, left-handed oval of just over one mile in length. Five minutes from the town centre, the course is 16 miles from Tralee and 50 miles from Limerick. Racing in the area was originally held at Ballyeagh, near Ballybunion but due to faction fighting was moved to Listowel in 185 Listowel races is one of Ireland's oldest and most successful racing festivals and is held over six days September.

Address: Listowel Race Company Ltd, William Street, Listowel, Co Kerry, Republic
Tel: 353 068 211 44
Website: http://www.listowelraces.ie
Email: info@listowelraces.ie
Road: From Shannon airport take the Limerick-Tarbert Road, from Farranfore airport take the Tralee Road.
Rail: The nearest station is Tralee
Car park: Free
Flat: A mainly flat rectangular track of a little over 1m round and being sharp and tight is particularly suited to front runners. High numbers have a slight advantage.