Gowran Park Racecourse
Gowran Park Racecourse
4.5
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
About
Gowran Park is the only grade 1 racecourse in the South East of Ireland- with 17 top quality national hunt and flat meetings all year round. Gowran Park provides modern hospitality facilities in the heart of racing country to enjoy the excitement and spectacle of a day at the races. Thursday Jan 24th – Goffs Thyestes Day Saturday Feb 16th – Connolly’s Red Mills Day Saturday March 9th – Holden Plant Rentals Day Tuesday Apr 9th – Evening Sunday May 5th – Flat Racing Listed McCalmont Stakes Wednesday May 8th – Flat Racing Listed Vintage Tipple Stakes - Evening Wednesday May 29th – Evening Monday June 3rd Sunday 16th June Saturday July 27th – “Ladies Day” Wednesday Aug 14th – Flat Racing Listed Hurry Harriett Stakes - Evening Wednesday Sept 4th Saturday 21st September – Flat Racing Group 3 Denny Cordell Day Friday Oct 4th – Listed Pat Walsh Day – Saturday Oct 5th – PWC Champion Chase Day Monday Oct 14th – Flat Racing Finale Saturday Nov 23rd
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Trevor1977
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
Lovely course, excellent condition, played as part of a society and we all enjoyed it.
Will definitely return.
Written 19 August 2023
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Ireland2022
3 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
Absolutely awful. Place is dirty, toilets were filthy and the smell in the hallway was terrible. Food disgusting. Beef and Guinness pie was more of a stew, meat totally inedible. Roast beef was really tough and veg was just like a frozen mixed veg. Very poor quality. Never again.
Written 14 May 2023
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alanh1964
Belfast, UK34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
Travelled down from Belfast with my wife for Redmills day and had a fantastic days racing . The atmosphere was brilliant the course was packed plenty of bars and food stalls they know how to look after you at Gowran well done everybody 👏 look forward to attending again
Written 19 February 2023
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Marie J
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Family
When I travelled all the way from Donegal, I didn’t expect to get the service I got. I dropped my purse on the way to the toilet and a young man named Ben king helped me pick everything up, directed me to the woman’s toilet and had a wonderful conversation with me. I felt Ben treated everyone he saw with respect and always had a smile on his face.
Written 24 July 2022
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Aine O
County Kilkenny, Ireland1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Friends
Hello, I have recently attended Gowran park and I had a very good experience. Especially thanks to a lovely young man named Ben king who was very helpful towards me and made my visit very enjoyable. I think that you should give Ben king a raise as he made me recommend gowran park to all my friend. Thank you very much Ben and I will come again. 10/10
Written 23 July 2022
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chris s
Poole, UK30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021
My third time here to watch the racing with my elderly father.in the last 4 years. The staff are exceptionally friendly, especially Catherine, who goes above and beyond. Highly recommend for a pleasant relaxing day at the races. ...
Written 3 October 2021
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chris s
Poole, UK30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Liaised by email, with Catherine at Gowran Park who organised a brilliant table in the restaurant, for my elderly dad (93yrs), to watch the racing. Easy parking, clear instructions on where to pick up our wristbands for entry. Lift to the restaurant,excellent food and friendly, professional service throughout the afternoon. Very reasonably priced (compared to England).
Thank you to all at Gowran, especially Catherine, for a great day out for my father and I. we will return.
Written 7 October 2019
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Kerry B
23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Business
We were running on the Saturday here until a freak storm happened and it got postponed to the following Thursday. Eddie was amazing as too point us in the direction of a yard that would lend us some tack to ride out in the mornings and even to ride on the track itself for exercise purposes. Helped us find a place to get extra food for the horse and lent us the van to get extra clothes as only packed for 3 days. But everyone else at Gowran has been amazing, so helpful and kind. The racing itself was a good afternoon and facilites were great
Written 26 September 2019
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673bubbles
Borris, Ireland35 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Couples
Had Sunday dinner there today , a disaster .This place is supposed to be run by the Tracey hotel group , if that is the best food they can serve then somebody needs to look at the way it's been run . My wife had soup that she could not eat , it was sour , then she had burger and chips for mains ( u would think u couldn't go wrong with that ) burger was on a soggy bun with a sprig of lettuce and some of the chips were burned and this is from an executive chef from a catering company called red pepper . This is the second time we had a let down here , the last time was at a friends christening , we won't even go there . The two stars is for the floor staff , nothing else .
Written 23 June 2019
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Tony King
Kill, Ireland446 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Couples
Made the trip for this Sunday meeting for our first visit. Had a lovely day at this pleasant course. Plenty of parking across the road, easy access off the motorway. Good food options upstairs and spacious bar downstairs. Ladbrokes and tote inside and bookmakers outside. Great day had by all .
Written 4 June 2019
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