Kilbeggan Racecourse

Kilbeggan Race Co Ltd, Loughnagore, Kilbeggan, Co Westmeath, Ireland

Tel: +353 (0)57 933 2176 (Office)

Fax: +353 (0)57 933 2125

Officials:

Manager & Secretary: Paddy Dunican, Home Tel No: +353 (0)57 933 3333, Email: info@paddydunican.com; Clerk of the Course: Brendan Sheridan, Address: Tipper South, Naas, Co Kildare, Tel: +353 (0)45 871622

Major Races Run:

The Ladbrokes Midlands National; The Caroll Cuisine Handicap Chase, The Belvedere House & Gardens Handicap Hurdle, The C & D Foods Handicap Chase

How to Get There:

By Road: Kilbeggan racecourse is situated on the crossroads of Ireland, easily accessible from all directions. The Racecourse is approximately 1 mile from the town centre on the north side, 13 miles from Mullingar, 20 miles from Athlone, 8 miles from Tullamore, 57 miles from Dublin, 131 miles from Cork, 123 miles from Belfast.

Car & Coach Parks:

Free

Aircraft Landing Facilities:

With prior permission

Effect of Draw:

A right-handed track of one-mile, one-furlong, undulating with a rise to the winning post.

Stabling:

56 boxes & grooms canteen

Dress Requirements:

Casual

Facilities & Badge Accommodation for Owners:

The facilities at Kilbeggan include the new Pavillion Bar overlooking the winning post, self service restaurant, snack bar and of course the tented bar with its live music on the hill overlooking the entire racecourse. The bars are a popular meeting place with visitors and locals alike, and are the ideal place for post race analysis as well as a nice relaxing pint.

Recommended Hotels:

Bridge House Hotel, Tullamore, Tel: +353 (0)506 21704; The Bloomfield House, Mullingar, Tel: +353 (0)44 40894; Greville Arms Hotel, Mullingar, Tel: +353 (0)44 48563, Mullingar Park Hotel, Mullingar, Tel: +353 (0)44 44446, Hilamar Hotel, Kinnegad, Tel: +353 (0)44 939 1717

Other Details:

An evening of fun at Kilbeggan Races is one of the most enjoyable experiences. It mingles the heart stopping spectacle of horse racing over jumps with the laid back charm of a genuine rural meeting. The Kilbeggan formula is made of fun, friendship and atmosphere for the thousands of people who return meeting after meeting, giving Kilbeggan the edge over other events. 2007 Fixtures: Saturday 5th & 19th May, Saturday 2nd & Monday 25th June, Friday 20th July, Saturday 11th & Friday 24th August, Friday 7th September

Type of Racecourses:

Flat, Jump