DUBLIN RACING FESTIVAL

Race and Stay

7 Night Special Tour From Only € 1795 pp

National Hunt Tour

Tour Shared Room €1795 pp

Tour Single Traveller €2495 pp

Our third 2025 Special National Hunt Tour is a unique and very exclusive experience and your chance to really get behind the scenes of Irish Jump racing. You'll arrive on Friday 31st January for the 7 Night tour and enjoy a host of great races over the two days of the Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown, with additional racing at Punchestown, Fairyhouse and Thurles three top Irish jump race tracks. Add to this a VIP tour of the Irish Champion Trainer Willie Mullins Closutton yard and Gallops, in the company of the World's most succesful Amateur Jockey, Patrick Mullins and you have a fabulous package, limited to just 24 select guests only.

What a Tour !

Look what is included in this package

  • Complimentary Airport Transfers
  • All Transport Throughout the Tour
  • 3 Nights 4* Clayton Hotel Leopardstown
  • 4 Nights 4* Lawlors Hotel Naas
  • Irish Breakfast each morning
  • Dinner on Friday Night
  • Weekend Admission at Leopardstown
  • Private Suite & Lunch at Punchestown races
  • Private Suite & Lunch at Fairyhouse races
  • Restaurant Lunch at Thurles Races
  • Private Wille Mullins Stable Tour & Lunch
  • Private Thurles Racecourse Tour
  • Private Punchestown Tour
  • All Local Taxes and VAT
  • Our Expert Staff Looking after You

Our Hotels

Perfect Places to Stay

4* Clayton Hotel, Leopardstown for the Dublin Racing Festival 2024

4* Clayton Hotel

The fabulous 4* Clayton Hotel, Leopardstown is located less than 20 minutes travel time from Dublin City and Airport, 5 minutes from Leopardstown and only 30 minutes from Punchestown and Fairyhouse Racecourse. Excellent rooms and dining options and the place to stay for the Dublin Racing Festival

4* Lawlors Hotel, Naas for the Dublin Racing Festival 2024

4* Lawlors Hotel

The 4* Lawlors Hotel is one the best Hotels to stay in for racing in County Kildare. Recently completely rebuilt and less than 45 minutes travel time from Kildare and Meath Racecourses and 40 minutes from Dublin Airport. Very comfortable rooms with great bars and dining located in Naas Town.

The Itinerary

What Happens and When

Day 1

Friday 31st January

You'll be met at the airport by one of our Race and Stay Guest managers and transported on the short journey to the 4* Clayton Hotel. This evening we have a welcome dinner planned for our guests which is included in your tour costs

Day 2

Saturday 1st February

After breakfast at 10am enjoy our Moring Line Show before departing for Leopardstown for day 1 of the Dublin Racing Festival. 4 Grade 1 races and a number of other high profile jumps races to enjoy today.

Day 3

Sunday 2nd February

After breakfast at 10am enjoy our Moring Line Show before departing for Leopardstown for day 2 of the fabulous Dublin Racing Festival. Another 4 Grade 1 races and a number of other high profile jumps races to enjoy today.

Day 4

Monday 3rd February

After breakfast at 9:45am we will transport you to the excellent 4* Lawlors Hotel in Naas to check in and relax a bit before we depart at 11am on the short journey to Punchestown for a behind the scenes tour with host Denis O'regan and racing where you'll be treated to Lunch in Race and Stay's Private Suite for the afternoon overlooking the finish line.

Day 5

Tuesday 4th February

After breakfast at 09:45am we will transport you to the Closutton Stable of Ireland's Champion Jumps Trainer, Willie Mullins for an exclusive stable and gallops tour and meet and greet with Race and Stay Ambassador Patrick Mullins, racing's most succesful Amateur Jockey. After our tour concludes we will have a carvery lunch at the famous Lord Bagenal Inn and a few beverages before we return you to back to Naas.

Day 6

Wednesday 5th February

After breakfast your morning is at leisure before we depart at 11am for Fairyhouse for some more fabulous jumps races where you'll be treated to Lunch in Race and Stay's Private Suite for the afternoon overlooking the finish line.

Day 7

Thursday 6th February

After breakfast at 10:00am we will depart for Thurles Races for the last day of our fabulous Tour. Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the racecourse with host Denis O'regan and more graded and a number of other high profile jumps races today from the comfort of the Panoramic restuarant with lunch included.

Day 8

Friday 7th February

After breakfast we will transport you back to Dublin Airport for your return flight home. Hopefully richer in every way for the experience.

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You can book this package with just one €100 deposit. Simply select the Package you want, then any Leopardstown Ticket Upgrades you may like and the Number of Guests you wish to book for and then the Bedroom Types you want. Clicking the Green button will then take you to PayPal, our secure credit card processor. You can then securely complete all your personal and card details and either check out as a guest without a PayPal account or pay using your paypal wallet.

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Exclusive Extras

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Elevate Your Experience

The best way to enjoy the Dublin Racing Festival is to book a Hospitality package in one of the two dining locations at Leopardstown.The 1888 Restaurant is located on the level 2 of the main grandstand offering excellent views of the Parade ring on one side and the racecourse on the other. Packages here include a 3 course a la carte meal and reserved table for the day with race card.

The Molly Malone Banquet in the Leopardstown Pavilion also offers you reserved seating on tables of 10 and has a lively atmosphere with entertainment throughout the day. Enjoy a Buffet lunch and waiter served drinks and a free race card. Alternatively Premier Level Tickets are available giving you access to Level 3 of the grandstand with a reserved grandstand seat.

VIP Transport Options

Available All Days

If you are looking for a true VIP Dublin Racing Festival Experience then why not upgrade your package to include a VIP Transport Option. We can arrange great value Helicopter Transfers to and from the races, Chauffeur driven cars to and from the airport or to and from the races and even Private Jets to bring your group to Ireland for one of the best racing festivals around. Just let us know what you'd like to make your experience unique and exciting and we will deliver.

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" I Just wanted to thank you and all your team for an amazing weekend. Couldn’t have asked for a better service, everything worked like clockwork. We will hopefully be back with you next year and for many years to come"   Alex