Downpatrick racecourse

One of two racecourses in Northern Ireland, meetings have been held since 1685 and on the present course for the last 200 years which is situated one mile away from the centre of this historic town

It is 96 miles from Dublin and 28 miles from Belfast. A tight, undulating track of one and a quarter miles, the highlight of the year is the Powers Whisky Ulster National in late February over three and a half miles.

Address: Downpatrick Race Club, 24 Ballyduggan Road, Downpatrick, Co Down, BT30 6SP
Tel: 440 2244 612054
Admission: £7
Road: The course is 800 yards from the main bus station. Downpatrick is 21 miles south of Belfast.
Car park: Free
Jumps: A right-handed undulating course 11f round with tight bends and a stiff uphill finish. 6 fences per circuit.