GBI RACING

Roscommon racecourse

The racecourse is situated one mile from Roscommon on the Castlebar Road. The Kilbegnet Novice Chase, run at the October meeting is the feature race of the year.

Staging racing under both codes, Roscommon is a right-handed oval of 10 furlongs with a run-in of three and a half furlongs. The first recorded race meeting took place in 1837. It was organised by the British military which had a base in the town, then though racing officially began in 1885.

Address: Roscommon Racecourse,Racecourse Road, Lenabane, Co Roscommon,Ireland
Tel: 353 903 63494
Website: http://www.air.ie/Roscommon.html
Admission: Adult: €6.00Senior Citzens/Students: Half Price Children under 14: FreeDiscount of 20% for pre-booked groups (20 people minimum) Reserved Enclosure (where applicable) €3.00 - €5.00 extra Racecard: €1.00
Road: The racecourse is one mile from Roscommon town on the main Dublin-Castlebar Road (N60). The town is 85 miles from Dublin
Rail: Roscommon station
Car park: Free
Flat: A right-handed oblong looking track of 1m 2f with a run in of 3 1/2f. It has rather sharp bends and an uphill finish, there's no advantage in the draw.