DUBLIN RACING FESTIVAL

Race and Stay

9 NIGHT VIP TOUR PACKAGE

9 Night VIP Tour

6 Courses: Leopardstown, Punchestown, Fairyhouse, Naas, Thurles & Navan

2 Stable Visits: Willie Mullins & Gavin Cromwell

1 Stud Visit: The Irish National Stud

From Only € 2395 pp

Our 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 9 Night tour and enjoy a host of great races at The Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown, with additional racing at Punchestown, Fairyhouse, Thurles, Naas and Navan, all of Ireland's top jump race tracks. Add to this a VIP tour of The Irish National Stud and Gavin Cromwell's Balrath Stables and a visit to 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.

OUR PACKAGE

INCLUDES ALL YOU NEED

OUR DUBLIN HOTEL

THE 4* CLAYTON HOTEL, LEOPARDSTOWN

The fabulous 4* Clayton Hotel, Leopardstown is located less than 20 minutes travel time from Dublin City and Airport and only 5 minutes from Leopardstown Racecourse. Excellent comfortable rooms, entertainment each night after racing and lots of good quality dining options make this the place to stay for the Dublin Racing Festival


  414 Rooms & Suites

  Many Dining Options

  Race & Stay Private Bar

  Evening Entertainment

  Morning Line Panel

  On Site Parking

OUR KILDARE HOTEL

THE 4* LAWLORS HOTEL, NAAS

The fabulous 4* Lawlors Hotel, Naas is located less than 30 minutes travel time from Dublin City and Airport, 10 minutes from Punchestown and Naas Racecourses and less than 40 minutes from Navan, Thurles and Fairyhouse Racecourses. Excellent, well appointed and comfortable rooms, lots of good quality dining options and a great location make this one of the best places to stay for our VIP Tour.


  144 Rooms & Suites

  Many Dining Options

  Town Centre Location

  Free Wi-Fi

  Race & Stay Bar

  On Site Parking

What's Included

  • Complimentary Airport Transfers
  • All Transport Throughout the Tour
  • 3 Nights 4* Clayton Hotel Leopardstown
  • 6 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
  • Private Suite & Lunch at Naas races
  • Restaurant Lunch at Navan races
  • Restaurant Lunch at Thurles races
  • Private Wille Mullins Stable Tour & Lunch
  • Private Gavin Cromwell Stable Tour
  • Private Irish National Stud Tour
  • Private Curragh Gallops Tour
  • All Local Taxes and VAT
  • Our Expert Staff Looking after You

EXCLUSIVE EXTRAS

You are welcome to add: VIP Hospitality at Leopardstown in the 1888 Restaurant, overlooking the Parade Ring or a more casual Hospitality package in the Pavilion. You can also upgrade your admission tickets at Leopardstown to the Premier Level with exclusive bars and a reserved grandstand seat. You can add these options when you book online also.

our itinerary

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 12 noon on the short journey to Punchestown for 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 09:30am we will transport you to the Curragh Gallops and training grounds for an up close look at horses at work before we enjoy a behind the scenes guided tour of the Curragh racecourse. After a light lunch at Orbys at The Curragh we will depart to the famous Irish National Stud for our tour and meet and greet with the Living Legends before we try out the new Interactive Horse Race Experience with Race and Stay Ambassador Denis O'Regan. After our tour concludes we will return you to the Hotel.

Day 6

Wednesday 5th February

After breakfast at 9:00am we will transport you to Gavin Cromwell's Meath stables for a personal tour before we depart 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. After racing concludes we will return you to the Hotel.

Day 7

Thursday 6th February

After breakfast at 11:00am we will depart for Thurles Races for more graded and a number of other high profile jumps races for you to enjoy today from the comfort of the Racecourse restuarant with lunch included.

Day 8

Friday 7th 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 light lunch at the famous Lord Bagenal Inn before we return you to the Hotel.

Day 9

Saturday 8th February

After breakfast at 11:45am we will depart to Naas Races for another great day of racing. The Opera Hat Mares Chase and several high profile races are yours to enjoy from our Private suite with lunch included.

Day 10

Sunday 9th February

After breakfast at 11:00am we will depart for Navan Races for the last day of our fabulous Tour. More graded and a number of other high profile jumps races to enjoy today from the comfort of the Panoramic restuarant with lunch included. After racing 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 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 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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Everything was absolutely first class and I couldn’t fault a thing. We can’t wait to book again for next year.
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