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Race and Stay are the Largest and the Premier Horse Racing Tour Company in Ireland. We are proud to say that over 35,000 Happy Guests have so far booked with us and we are the Official Guest Partner for many Irish Racecourses. We offer Race & Stay Packages, Hospitality, VIP, Group and Party Packages for all major Irish Race meetings that save you time and money. Whether you are on your own, a couple or group we are sure we can help you have the best Irish Racing experience ever.

Our unique Irish Racing Breaks give you so much more than just Hotels, Tickets and Transport. Our exclusive packages are well thought out, easy to book and are designed so that you can arrive and leave the rest to us with our expert staff looking after every detail for you. You are welcome to add anything you want to your package, from Hospitality and Stable or Stud Visits to Golf and a wide range of activities to perfectly suit you.

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You can Book any one of our exclusive Racing Breaks online with confidence with our 100% money back guarantee. Don't worry you'll be able to change anything or add any extras to your package to perfectly suit you or you can cancel your booking and we will refund your deposit in full anytime up until 31 days before arrival.

You are welcome to browse our ready made Irish Racing Breaks below and if you have any questions or do not find what you want, please do Call or Email us and one of our Irish Racing experts will be delighted to help.

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  • Your Choice of Stay Duration
  • Your Choice of Bedroom
  • Breakfast Each Morning
  • Return Racecourse Transport
  • Racecourse Admission
  • All local Taxes and VAT

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PUNCHESTOWN

MAY FESTIVAL

28th - 29th May 2022

A fabulous weekend of National Hunt racing at Ireland's premier jump racecourse signalling the close of the season. The perfect racing weekend for groups to enjoy a great break in Ireland with quality races to enjoy over the weekend.

Equine stars from the earlier festival meetings arrive to compete for good prize money and prestige as their last hurragh for the season. Two fabulous days with Saturday seeing the local town of Naas come alive for an excellent Aprés racing experience. Following this Sunday also some top class racing to enjoy, with great entertainment, stunning fashion and much more from only €119 per guest including everything you need for a perfect Irish racing break.

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THE CURRAGH CLASSIC EVENT

IRISH DERBY FESTIVAL

24th - 26th June 2022

Three fabulous days of flat racing at Ireland's flagship racecourse featuring the pinnacle race of the season, the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby with other Group and Listed Races to enjoy over the weekend.

Racing heroes from Epsom, Chantilly, Royal Ascot and Newmarket arrive to compete for fabulous prize money and prestige. Three fabulous days with Friday Night kicking off the weekend in style before Derby Day on Saturday, closing on Festival Sunday with some top class racing to enjoy. Three excellent days of racing with great entertainment, stunning fashion and much more from only €129 per guest including everything you need for a perfect Irish racing break.

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KILLARNEY

SUMMER FESTIVAL

11th - 15th July 2022

Stay in one of our fabulous Kingdom of Kerry approved hotels in Tralee for this five day festival of racing on the beautiful south west coast of Ireland where racing is held in the evening time making the racecourse the ideal venue to round off a day of local sightseeing.

The Summer Festival attracts high-class racehorses for races like the Kingdom Gold Cup, the Cairn Rouge Stakes, the Ruby Stakes on the Flat and a number of valuable races over hurdles and fences. An Irish racing festival everyone wants to go to with Gourmet Food, Stunning Fashion and top quality entertainment. A fabulous festival at probably the most scenic racecourse in the world. Race & Stay Packages from only €119 per guest, a perfect Irish Racing Break.

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THE CURRAGH CLASSIC EVENT

IRISH OAKS FESTIVAL

16th - 17th July 2022

The fabulous Irish Oaks is the premier fillies meeting and the fourth Classic Race of the Irish flat racing season. Held each year in mid July at the Curragh Racecourse the headquarters of Irish Flat Racing.

A celebration of racing excellence where International Trainers, Jockeys and Equine Superstars come to settle scores and confirm their reputations and for one winning 3yo Filly to gain classic honors. The Irish Oaks weekend delivers a fabulous race fan experience with Stunning Fashion, Quality Food and Exciting Entertainment. Race & Stay Packages from only €119 per guest including everything you need for a perfect Irish Racing Break in the Horse County of Kildare.

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GALWAY

GALWAY FESTIVAL

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25th - 31st July 2022

A week long festival of flat and jump racing on the beautiful west coast of Ireland, featuring the iconic Galway Plate and Galway Hurdle with other top quality Races to enjoy over the seven days.

For seven days in late July Galway is the only place to be for the world renowned Galway Summer Racing Festival. This is the Irish racing festival everyone wants to go to. World Class Racing, Gourmet Food, Stunning Fashion and top quality entertainment ensure that the Galway Festival delivers the ultimate race fan experience at one of the best racing festivals in the world. Race & Stay Packages from only €149 per guest including everything you need for a perfect Galway racing break.

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KILLARNEY

AUGUST FESTIVAL

18th - 20th August 2022

The Killarney August Festival is a social and racing highlight over a long weekend at Ireland's most scenic racecourse with spectaular views over the racecourse and bay and the splendor of County Kerry to enjoy.

Three fabulous days featuring a mixture of National Hunt and Flat racing that many trainers target horses specifically for this meeting. Featuring major races including the valuable Grade B Lough Leane H'cap Chase and the Mount Brandon H'cap Hdle, and on the flat the Listed Ruby Stakes. Our complete Race & Stay Packages start from only €129 per guest.

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LEOPARDSTOWN & THE CURRAGH

CHAMPIONS WEEKEND

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10th - 11th September 2022

The Longines sponsored Irish Champions Weekend is one of Europe's top race meetings. Two of the finest days of flat racing on two racecourses featuring eight Group 1 contests with a top quality supporting cast of valuable group and listed races for you to enjoy.

Come and see some of the best horses in Europe compete for the valuable prize money and prestige at both Leopardstown in County Dublin and The Curragh in County Kildare with fiercely competitive racing, great food, exciting entertainment and stunning fashion to enjoy and a host of other things to see and do throughout the weekend. Complete Race & Stay packages from only €139 per guest.

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LISTOWEL

HARVEST FESTIVAL

18th - 24th September 2022

Stay in one of our fabulous Kingdom of Kerry approved hotels in Tralee for this week long festival of racing in the heart of County Kerry featuring flat and jump racing. The famous Kerry National is run each year on the Wednesday and the very popular Ladies Day on Friday is always a great day.

Come and enjoy some of the best horses competing for valuable prize money and prestige with fiercely competitive racing, great food, exciting entertainment and stunning fashion to enjoy throughout the week. Complete Race & Stay packages start from only €119 per guest.

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PUNCHESTOWN

WINTER FESTIVAL

18th - 19th November 2022

Two fabulous days of quality National Hunt Racing at Punchestown, located close to Naas town and only 40 minutes from Dublin City, make up the excellent Punchestown Winter Festival.

Not as busy as the main Punchestown Festival but in our humble opinion two of the best days racing to enjoy in Ireland. Ideal for groups, couples and singles the Winter Festival Weekend is a fabulous opportunity to spend a few days in in the heart of Horse Racing Country maybe taking in a trip to see the fabulous Irish National Stud too. Our complete Race & Stay Packages start from only €129 per guest and include everything you need for a perfect racing break.

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FAIRYHOUSE

WINTER FESTIVAL

3rd - 4th December 2022

The Fairyhouse Winter Festival is a social and racing highlight on the first weekend in December at Fairyhouse Racecourse. Only 14 miles from Dublin City, in the County Meath countryside.

Two fabulous days featuring excellent racing where many trainers enter horses with next season's Cheltenham, Aintree and Punchestown Festival potential. Featuring major Grade 1 races including the prestigious Hatton’s Grace Hurdle, won by a staggering amount of Irish racing legends in the past and for the last two years by supermare Honeysuckle. The Grade 1 Drinmore Chase also features. Our complete Race & Stay Packages start from only €129 per guest.

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LEOPARDSTOWN

CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL

26th - 29th December 2022

The Leopardstown Christmas Festival is a social and racing highlight commencing on St Stephens Day 26th December and running for 4 days. A favourite meeting for locals, tourists and racing efficianados alike.

Four fabulous days featuring excellent racing where many trainers enter horses with next season's Dublin, Cheltenham, Aintree and Punchestown Festivals in mind. Featuring major Grade 1 races each day and a number of other high profile national hunt to savour. Our complete Race & Stay Packages start from only €129 per guest.

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LEOPARDSTOWN

DUBLIN RACING FESTIVAL

4th & 5th February 2023

The Dublin Racing Festival is a social and racing highlight featuring no less than 8 Grade 1 contests over two fabulous days. Join us in 2023 and enjoy any one of our exclusive Racing Breaks with a host of valuable FREE extras included.

Enjoy the excellent action on the track with all of the best horses competing and the style, food and excitement as we start a new year of Festival racing in Ireland. Many compete not just for the valuable prize money and prestige but with Cheltenham, Aintree and Punchestown Festivals in mind. Our complete Race & Stay Packages start from only €129 per guest.

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FAIRYHOUSE

EASTER FESTIVAL

8th - 10th April 2023

The Easter Festival is the premier meeting of the year at Fairyhouse located just 30 minutes from Dublin City and Airport. A three day festival featuring Ireland's richest jumps race The Boylesports Irish Grand National.

Three days of great racing with an excellent cast of quality races to enjoy including the prestigious Irish Grand National on Easter Monday and The Fairyhouse Gold Cup on Easter Sunday. Enjoy a perfect long racing weekend in Ireland from only €129 per guest with everything you need included in one easy transaction. You can stay from one night for as long as you want, go racing on one, two or all three days and enjoy a wide choice of additional extras to add to your package.

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PUNCHESTOWN HOT EVENT

PUNCHESTOWN FESTIVAL

25th - 29th April 2023

Quite simply, there is nothing like it. The Punchestown Festival is THE premier social and racing festival of the year in Ireland attracting UK and Irish equine superstars to compete for over €3.2M prize money.

The Punchestown Festival is our end of season championships where Champion Owner, Trainer and Jockey are crowned. With 12 Grade 1 contests and 40 quality races to enjoy over five days with gourmet food, stunning fashion and entertainment throughout the week. Enjoy a perfect Punchestown Festival break from only €149 per guest with all you need included in one easy transaction. We have the best value and widest choice of Hotels and packages to make your Punchestown Break a truly unique experience.

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