FAIRYHOUSE EASTER FESTIVAL
16th - 18th April 2022
Sat 16th - Mon 18th April 2022
The famous three-day Fairyhouse Easter Festival is one of the highlights of the Irish jumps racing season. Held on Saturday 16th to Monday 18th April in 2022 at Fairyhouse Racecourse, located near Ratoath in County Meath only 25km North East of Dublin city centre.
The Easter Festival attracts top class horses, trainers, jockeys and equine superstars from both sides of the Irish sea meeting to compete for Ireland's richest jump race, The Boyle Sports Irish Grand National. The highlight of the three day festival on Easter Monday when the local area of Dunboyne comes alive after racing with late bar hours, entertainment and a real festival vibe carrying on into the early hours of the morning.
Three excellent days of jump racing the Fairyhouse Easter Festival features no less than 20 top quality races with many Graded Races up for decision. The supporting cast of valuable handicap and listed races give you even more to savour. The BoyleSports Irish Grand National has become a stalwart at the heart of the Irish sporting calendar. A race which encapsulates everything that is great about Irish racing, affords connections the opportunity to etch their names into history and join an elusive group who have been fortunate enough to be successful in this race. The BoyleSports Irish Grand National is the richest chase in the Irish calendar, standing at a whopping €500,000. The substantial prize fund, coupled with the reputation of the race attracts the game’s best runners and riders to Fairyhouse to take on this demanding course.
Come and see some of the best horses compete for the valuable prize money and prestige with fiercely competitive racing, great food, exciting entertainment and stunning fashion to enjoy throughout the weekend. The Fairyhouse Easter Festival has now firmly established itself as one of Ireland's best race meetings and with complete Race & Stay packages starting from only €119 it is great value too.