Race and Stay

4 Night Tour Package

Irish Champions Festival

4 Night Shared Tour Package €850 pp

4 Night Single Traveller Tour Package €1350 pp

Join our very special and exclusive 4 Night tour and enjoy both days of the Irish Champions Festival with the addition of a third days racing at Laytown on the beach and a Gavin Cromwell Stable Tour and an Irish National Stud Tour. An exclusive opportunity to see a respected Trainer at work, The Irish National Stud and of course, the classy racing action at Leopardstown and the Curragh and once a year racing on Laytown Strand. Do Not Miss It

Our Hotel

The fabulous 4* Clayton Hotel is located directly opposite Leopardstown racecourse, less than 20 minutes travel time from Dublin City and Airport and 50 minutes from The Curragh and Laytown.

We have been booking Race and Stay guests in to the excellent Clayton Hotel for many years now and have received hundreds of good reviews. The Hotel has a good reputation for food quality and friendly customer service. The guest rooms are a spacious with comfortable beds and include all the guest amenities one would expect from a luxury 4* hotel. A friendly welcoming place to stay with a relaxed atmosphere.

The Races

Three great days of racing at Leopardstown on Saturday for one of Europe's most presigious races, the Irish Champion Stakes, and many other Group and top class contests. The Curragh on Sunday for the final classic race of the season, Irish St Leger, and a host of Group 1 contests to enjoy. Finally on Monday, at Laytown on the beach for what is a unique experience watching horses at full gallop across Laytown Strand where time and tide waits for no horse or man.

As the Official Guest Partner for the Irish Champions Festival we will ensure that you have a fabulous experience. Dress up and take part in the valuable best dressed competitions, or come as you like we are sure you will enjoy the top class racing, entertainment, food and fashion and festival vibe long into the night.

The Tours

Our exclusive 4 night tour package includes two fabulous tours which are sure to excite the dedicated racing fan and casual race goer alike

On Sunday we leave early to enjoy a VIP tour of the iconic Irish National Stud where you can enjoy the guided tour, meet the Living legends and have fun in the new Irish Racehourse Experience before going racing at The Curragh. On Monday before racing at Laytown we will call in to Gavin Cromwell's very succesful County Meath yard to see the master at work, tour the stables and meet some of his current stable stars. Altogether two tours that allow you to experience behind the scenes yard work and the diversity and story of Irish racing.


Upgrade your day at Leopardstown to include a fabulous Hospitality package in the famous Leopardstown Pavilion or the 1888 Restaurant.

As the Official Guest Partner for the Irish Champions Festival we have access to the best Hospitality locations and packages for Leopardstown. You can enjoy a fabuous experience in the comfort of the 1888 Restaurant where you'll enjoy a full VIP experience with the best location and a sumptious meal from as low as € 195 per guest. Or in the Leopardstown Pavilion Where you can enjoy a Buffet Lunch, Waiter Service Cash Bar and a complimentary race card from only €120 per guest.

Our Exclusive Package

Friday 13th September

You'll be met at the airport by one of our Race and Stay Drivers and transported on the short journey to the 4* Clayton Hotel.

Saturday 14th September

After breakfast at leisure at 11:30am we will transport you to Leopardstown for day 1 of the fabulous Irish Champions Festival. 3 Group 1 races and a number of other high profile contests to enjoy today. After racing concludes we will return you to the Hotel.

Sunday 15th September

After breakfast at leisure at 09:00am we will transport you to The Irish National Stud for the tour. After the tour we will transport you to The Currgh for day 2. Another 3 Group 1 races and the Irish St Leger to enjoy today. After racing concludes we will return you to the Hotel.

Monday 16th September

After breakfast at 09:30am we will transport you to Gavin Cromwell's Balrath stables for a tour before we move on to Laytown for one of Ireland's unique events - racing across the strand on Laytown Beach. After racing concludes we will return you to the Hotel.

Tuesday 17th September

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

What's Included

Our 4 night exclusive package includes:

  • Complimentary Airport Transfers
  • 4 Nights 4* Clayton Hotel
  • Irish Breakfast each morning
  • All Transport Throughout the Tour
  • Racecourse Admission at Leopardstown
  • Racecourse Admission at The Curragh
  • Racecourse Admission at Laytown
  • Irish National Stud Tour
  • Gavin Cromwell Stable Tour
  • All Local Taxes and VAT
  • Optional Leopardstown Hospitality

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