Longines Irish Champions Weekend
Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September 2017
Longines Irish Champions Weekend is the highlight of the close season Irish racing and social calendar. The special combination of thrilling sporting action, brilliant live entertainment, delicious food and drink, dazzling glamour or casual comfort is unequalled thanks to the unique atmosphere. Longines Irish Champions Weekend attracts top class International horses, trainers and jockeys from many countries converging both racecourses over 2 fabulous days to settle scores and confirm reputations.
The quality of racing is unrivalled with prize money now in excess of 4.5m for a total of 16 races over the weekend. Saturday 9th September at Leopardstown is Champion Stakes Day featuring the best horses in Europe competing for this prestigious prize, with great supporting racing and live bands keeping the atmosphere alive late into the evening. Sunday 10th September is when the festival moves to The Curragh and features the Comer Group Irish St Leger, the final classic of the season, with top quality racing completing the card. A fabulous opportunity for racing fans to visit 2 of Ireland's iconic racecourses in one weekend, altogether it's a "must see" for any racing fan.
Race & Stay Packages
Our top quality race and stay packages are designed to let you Check in and Chill out!! we look after all of the arrangments for you with garunteed Hotel accommodation, reliable and top quality transport to and from the races and racecourse admission with first class hospitality included, or just admission tickets if you prefer. Our expert staff are always on hand to help with any questions you may have and are there to help you have the best time possible during your racing break. We have selected some of the very best hotels for our packages.