LEOPARDSTOWN

DUBLIN RACING FESTIVAL

From Only €159 pp

Dublin Racing Festival

  1st & 2nd February 2025

The 2025 Dublin Racing Festival is the Irish jump season's opening championships, a premier racing festival with 8 Grade 1 contests and a number of high profile Grade A and B Chases and Hurdles over the weekend. Held at Leopardstown, Dublin's only racecourse, only 20 minutes from the city centre. Why not join us, and Race and Stay Ambassador, Patrick Mullins, to enjoy the excellent jump racing, craic and entertainment at one of Ireland's best race meetings. Do not miss it!

The Races

Saturday February 1st 2025

Features 4 Grade 1 races The Nathaniel Lacy & Partners Solicitors Novice Hurdle, The Spring Juvenile Hurdle, The Irish Arkle Novice Chase and the The Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup. Add to this the Grade B Race and Stay at Leopardstown Handicap Hurdle. The Grade A Glencullen Handicap Chase, and The Goffs Future Stars INH Flat Race for a fabulous day at the races.

Sunday February 2nd 2025

Features 4 more Grade 1 races: The Ladbrokes Novice Chase, The Ladbrokes Dublin Chase, The Chanelle Pharma Irish Champion Hurdle and the The Tattersalls Ireland Novice Hurdle with The Grade A Leopardstown Chase, The Liffey Hurdle and Mares Handicap Hurdle (Grade B) to savour concluding with the Grade 2 Irish EBF Mares I.N.H. Flat Race.

Race and Stay

Dublin Racing Festival

Race and Stay are proud to be the Official Guest Partner for both Leopardstown and Horse Racing Ireland. Our Dublin Racing Festival Packages can include everything you need for a top class racing break. 4 or 5* Hotel, Transport, Tickets, Hospitality and much more leaving you free to enjoy your stay with our expert staff looking after you.

Package Prices start from as little as €159 per guest and they can be tailored to perfectly suit you, your budget and guest requirements. With Leopardstown located only 20 minutes from Dublin City Centre you'll be able to enjoy post race bars and nightlife, attractions, restuarants and much more during your stay. Couple this with the fabulous races, great value Race and Stay Packages and you have the makings of a great Irish Racing Break.

Patrick Says...

"Leopardstown stages some of the best racing in Ireland and the Dublin Racing Festival is one we target with all of our best horses. The big races are very prestigious and all races over the weekend have excellent prize money on offer. A great festival, a fabulous racecourse and a very fair track to ride with a stiff finish, Leopardstown is a racecourse everyone wants to win at."

Patrick Mullins - Race and Stay Ambassador

Race & Stay Packages

All You Need in One Easy Transaction

Our exclusive ready-made Dublin Racing Festival Packages offer you the best choice of Hotels, all easy to book and great value for money. From the options below you can view all packages and book securely for all guests with just one fully refundable €100 deposit backed up by our 100% refund guarantee.

DUBLIN RACING FESTIVAL

Special 6 Night Package

3 Courses: Leopardstown, Punchestown & Fairyhouse

2 Stable Visits: Willie Mullins & Gavin Cromwell

31st Jan - 6th Feb 2025

Join us on our exclusive VIP Jump Racing Tour taking in Both days of the Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown, and then on Monday at Punchestown for racing in the comfort of our Race and Stay Private Suite with Lunch . On Tuesday we enjoy a VIP tour of Willie Mullins Closutton base and Lunch with Patrick Mullins. Then enjoy a super Wednesday for a VIP tour of Gavin Cromwell's Balrath Stables before yet another great day of racing at Fairyhouse in our Private Suite with Lunch overlooking the track. A jump race fans dream tour - do not miss it!!


For Only € 995 pp

Based on a minimum of 2 Guests sharing
Tour Limited to 30 Guests only 6 places left

DUBLIN RACING FESTIVAL

Special 9 Night Package

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

2 Stable Visits: Willie Mullins & Gavin Cromwell

1 Stud Visit: The Irish National Stud

31st Jan - 9th Feb 2025

Another exclusive VIP Jump Racing Tour with Both days of the Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown, and then racing on Monday at Punchestown. On Tuesday we enjoy a VIP tour of the Irish National Stud and the Curragh Gallops. On Wednesday a VIP tour of Gavin Cromwell's Stables before racing at Fairyhouse. On Thursday we go racing at Thurles. Friday we enjoy a visit to Willie Mullins Stable for a special tour. On Saturday we go racing again at Naas and on Sunday we go racing at Navan. A special way to enjoy some of the best jump courses in Ireland in one trip!


For Only € 1495 pp

Based on a minimum of 2 Guests sharing
Tour Limited to 24 Guests only

Race & Stay Packages

Your Choice of Everything

WESTGROVE HOTEL

Clane, County Kildare

35 mins from Leopardstown

A friendly Hotel within easy walking distance of Bars and Shops. Quality Bedrooms, Food and Service with excellent leisure facilities. Ideal for Singles, Couples and Groups.


  • 144 Bedrooms
  • Two Restaurant Options
  • Room Service Available
  • Award Winning Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fully Equippped Gym
  • Free Car Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi

From Only € 159 pp

Based on a minimum of 2 Guests sharing

ROYAL MARINE HOTEL

Dun Loughaire, Dublin County

15 mins from Leopardstown

A sea-front Hotel within easy walking distance of Bars and Shops. Quality Bedrooms, Food and Service with excellent leisure facilities. Ideal for Singles, Couples and Groups.


  • 340 Bedrooms
  • Three Dining Options
  • Room Service Available
  • Award Winning Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fully Equippped Gym
  • Free Car Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi

From Only € 179 pp

Based on a minimum of 2 Guests sharing

MALDRON HOTEL

Pearse Street, Dublin City D2

25 mins from Leopardstown

Ideally located on Pearse Street, Dublin 2 in the heart of the City Centre within walking distance of many bars and nightlife. Ideal for Singles, Couples and Groups.

  • 167 Bedrooms
  • One Restaurant Option
  • Room Service Available
  • Welcoming Bar
  • Attractions Close By
  • Dublin City Hotel
  • Discounted Car Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi

From Only € 179 pp

Based on a minimum of 2 Guests sharing

SPENCER HOTEL

Dublin City, Dublin D2

20 mins from Leopardstown

Ideally located on the river liffey in Dublin City Centre. Bright and spacious rooms and great value for money. Ideal for Singles, Couples and Groups.


  • Suites & Bedrooms
  • Restaurant Options
  • Room Service Available
  • Welcoming Bar
  • Attractions Close By
  • Dublin Hotel
  • Discounted Car Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi

From Only € 179 pp

Based on a minimum of 2 Guests sharing

MALDRON HOTEL

Merrion Road, Dublin 4

15 mins from Leopardstown

Ideally located on seafront in the upscale D4 area of the city. Bright and spacious rooms and great value for money. Ideal for Singles, Couples and Groups.


  • Rooms & Suites
  • Grill Restaurant
  • Room Service Available
  • Welcoming Bar
  • Beaches Close By
  • Dublin Hotel
  • Discounted Car Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi

From Only € 179 pp

Based on a minimum of 2 Guests sharing

TRINITY CITY HOTEL

Pearse Street, Dublin City D2

25 mins from Leopardstown

Ideally located in Dublin City Centre within easy walking distance of the city attractions, bars and restaurants only 25 mins from Leopardstown. Ideal for Singles, Couples and Groups.


  • 262 Bedrooms
  • Casual & Fine Dining
  • Room Service
  • Welcoming Bar
  • Great Leisure Facilities
  • Dublin Hotel
  • Discounted Car Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi

From Only € 189 pp

Based on 2 Guests sharing

CLAYTON HOTEL

Enterprise Park, Leopardstown

5 mins from Leopardstown

Ideally located at Leopardstown within easy walking distance of Racecourse itself. THE place to sty for the Dublin Racing Festival. Ideal for Singles, Couples and Groups.


  • 414 Bedrooms
  • Casual & Fine Dining
  • Room Service
  • Welcoming Bar
  • Airport Coach
  • Dublin Hotel
  • Discounted Car Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi

From Only € 189 pp

Based on 2 Guests sharing

RADISSON BLU HOTEL

St Helens, Dublin City D4

10 mins from Leopardstown

5* Luxury located close to the City Centre in the upscale D4 area with fabulous manicured gardens. A locals favorite for dining and entertaining. Ideal for Singles, Couples and Groups.

  • Rooms & Suites
  • Casual & Fine Dining
  • Room Service
  • Welcoming Bar
  • Airport Coach Route
  • Dublin Hotel
  • Free Car Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi

From Only € 219 pp

Based on 2 Guests sharing

MARKER HOTEL

Docklands, Dublin City D2

25 mins from Leopardstown

5* Luxury located right in the heart of Dublin City Centre within easy walking distance of Bars and Entertainment. Ideal for Singles, Couples and Groups.

  • 180 Bedrooms
  • Three Restaurant Options
  • Room Service Available
  • Award Winning Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fully Equippped Gym
  • Discounted Car Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi

From Only € 239 pp

Based on 2 Guests sharing

CARTON HOUSE

Maynooth, County Kildare

35 mins from Leopardstown

5* Luxury located on a fabulous County Estate surrounded by two Championship Golf Courses. Ideal for Singles, Couples and Small Groups.

  • 180 Bedrooms
  • Three Restaurant Options
  • 24hr Room Service
  • Award Winning Spa
  • Leisure Centre
  • Championship Golf
  • Free Car Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi

From Only € 239 pp

Based on 2 Guests sharing

Exclusive Extras

Just some of the exciting extras you can add to your Race and Stay Package

Ticket Upgrades

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.

Extend Your Stay

Add on Stable Tours and More Racing

Join us on our exclusive VIP Jump Racing Tour taking in Both days of the Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown, and then on Monday at Punchestown for racing in the comfort of our Race and Stay Private Suite with Lunch . On Tuesday we enjoy a VIP tour of Willie Mullins Closutton base and Lunch with Patrick Mullins. Then enjoy a super Wednesday for a VIP tour of Gavin Cromwell's Balrath Stables before yet another great day of racing at Fairyhouse in our Private Suite with Lunch overlooking the track. A jump race fans dream tour - do not miss it!!

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.

Over 50, 000 Happy Guests Have Booked with us

Let them tell you about their experience

" 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