April 2019

Punchestown Preview Evening

Monday 29th

This meeting takes place on Monday 29th April on the eve of the Punchestown Festival. The Woodlands Sprint will be the feature race on the day and we will have a Punchestown Preview between races providing top festival tips for avid punters! Special offer for all Punchestown festival goers – Present your Punchestown Admission Ticket at the turnstile to recieve 30% off your Admission to Naas.

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May 2019

Family Fun Day

Saturday 11th

A Super Saturday of racing at Naas Racecourse and our first family fun day of the year! Family admission tickets are just €20.00 when purchased online and we have lots of FREE entertainment on the day including petting farm, pony rides, cartoon characters, bouncy castles, playground and a onsite creche. Kids entertainment on day will take place from 1.00pm – 4.00pm. 

We are delighted to have to The Irish National Stud with us and the sponsor of our feature Group 3 Irish National Stud Racing EBF Blue Wind Stakes. The Irish National Stud Racing Club offers people the opportunity to own a share in top-class Flat and National Hunt horses for just €399 per year and get fully immersed into racehorse ownership with yard visits and ownership perks such as prize money. 

The Irish National Stud will also be bringing along Living Legends Hurricane Fly and the 2015 Irish Grand National winner Thunder And Roses, who now runs in the colours of I.N.S. Racing will parade on the day. 

We also have Caragh Nurseries with us again this year as sponsor of the Caragh Nurseries Handicap. 

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Royal Ascot Trials & Ladies Day

Sunday 19th

The Royal Ascot Trials Day at Naas Racecourse is one of the feature race meetings within the Irish Flat season especially for those preparing for Royal Ascot glory. This meeting at Naas is the flagship flat race day of the year and the feature race is the Group 3 Goffs Lacken Stakes. The increased popularity of Royal Ascot in recent years and the corresponding need for preparation races have seen the importance of Naas increase significantly.

Our Summer Ladies Day will also take place on the day. Radio and TV Broadcaster, Lottie Ryan was announced as the fashion judge and a prize worth over €8,500 on offer for the Best Dressed Lady, with the winner granted an overnight stay with dinner in the Manor House at Palmerstown House Estate with 19 of her friends.  If that wasn’t enough, the prize also includes a €1,000 shopping spree in Kildare Village, home to some of the world’s most luxurious and exciting fashion brands.

‘Breaking the Mould’ is the theme for this year’s fashion competition, the concept behind it is that racing fashion does not have to be traditional and predictable! Ladies are encouraged to wear what is stylish and comfortable to them. 

Race & Registration times to be confirmed soon. 



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June 2019

Summer Racing & BBQ With Keywest Live After Racing

Wednesday 26th

The Summer is almost here! Award winning and multi-platinum selling artist Keywest have been announced to kick off our Summer Racing & BBQ Season.

The feature race on the evening will be the Listed Naas Oaks trial. It is an evening meeting so the first race will take place at approximately 6pm and the concert will start after the last race at approx 9.10pm.

Our Summer Racing & BBQ Evenings provide the perfect opportunity to get a group of friends, family or work colleagues together to enjoy racing, music and great food. BBQ party packages are available from €42 per person.

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July 2019

Summer BBQ & Music

Saturday 6th

We our delighted to announce our new initative NAAS TOWN GOES RACING that encourages the whole community of Naas and the surrounding areas to embrace their local track and Go Racing! We pride ourselves on being a community track,  located just minutes away from Poplar Square and we want to ensure that our town feels part of our track!

The Naas Town Goes Racing campaign will include various activities over the next few months which incorporate the local community including an art competition for schools and a tidy towns competition for both residents and business owners.

We have a great day lined up for the community on Saturday 6th july, including Racing, Family Fun entertainment, Music, BBQ and local Traders displaying their products & services. We will also be  announcing the lucky winner of the art competition and tidy towns competition. More details to be announced very soon.

If you would like to find out further information on the above initatives please contact Jackie Donohoe [email protected]

 Pictured at the launch are (L-R) Laura Cahill, Kill GAA, Tom Ryan Manager of Naas Racecourse, Sonny O’Brien (age 4), Emily McKeon of Naas Rugby Club, Allan Shine CEO Kildare Chamber, Pat Clear President Naas Tidy Towns, jockey Tom Madden, Billy Hillis Mayor of Naas, Ronan Swan of Swan’s on the Green, footballer Eamon Callaghan and Bill Clear of Naas Tidy Towns.

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BBQ & Music Evening

Wednesday 24th

The final race meeting of the summer at Naas. An evening meeting with the first race going to post at approx. 6pm and the feature race will be the Listed Sweet Mimosa. BBQ party packages will be available and the live music act who plays after racing will be announced soon.

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August 2019

Bank Holiday Family Fun

Monday 5th

An exciting Bank Holiday fixture at Naas Racecourse and another Family Fun Day! We have plenty of FREE activates to keep the Kids entertained!

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September 2019

Midweek Racing

Wednesday 18th

A midweek flat fixture at Naas Racecourse. On this day we also offer special admission and hospitality packages.

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October 2019

Birdcatcher Day

Sunday 20th

Traditionally known at the Birdcatcher race day at Naas Racecourse. A full flat card with the feature races including the Garnet Stakes, the Bluebell Stakes and the Birdcatcher Premier Nursery Handicap.

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November 2019

Closing meeting of the Irish Flat Season

Sunday 3rd

For the third year running Naas Racecourse will host the Irish flat season finale and the Irish flat season awards. The feature race on the day will be the €100,000 November Handicap. We look forward to crowning Champion Owner, Champion Trainer, Champion Jockey and Champion Apprentice Jockey.

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Return of The Jumps

Saturday 9th

The opening national hunt meeting of the 2019/2020 season at Naas. An action-packed race meeting featuring three graded races including the Fishery Lane Hurdle and the Grade B Brown Lad Handicap Hurdle.

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December 2019

Christmas Party Raceday

Monday 16th

Our Christmas Raceday provides the perfect opportunity to celebrate the festive season with colleagues, family or friends. Enjoy an afternoon of National Hunt Racing action, mulled wine upon arrival & a four-course festive meal in our Panoramic Restaurant overlooking the racetrack for just €52 per person.

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