About Irish Champions Festival 

About irish Champions Festival 

Irish Champions Festival is the showcase of the Irish Flat season. 

It is one of the leading international flat racing festivals, now in its ninth year, this special event is run over two days at two of Ireland’s leading racecourses, the newly redeveloped Leopardstown on 9th September and The Curragh on 10th September.

World Class Racing: Featuring prize money of €4.5 million, this year’s renewal boasts a strong programme, including six Group 1 races and the final Classic of the Irish Flat season. Irish Champions Festival will again attract many of the world’s best racehorses, owners, trainers, and jockeys. 

Day 1 - Leopardstown: Day 1 of Irish Champions Festival kicks off at Leopardstown, featuring world class racing, unmissable entertainment, and the party continues after racing with live music by Mark McCabe, Bazza Band and DJ Lance West. Sports fans can also enjoy live sports on screens throughout the day!

Day 2 - The Curragh: Day 2 moves to the historic Curragh Racecourse. Alongside top class racing, racegoers can enjoy premium experiences including the popular Thoroughbred Trails and meet equine superstars at The Parade of Champions in association with Treo Eile. Sunday also brings delicious food, fashion, free kids’ activities, and much more!

Get ready for two days of premium racing action, unmissable entertainmnet and exclusive sports experiences! A festival not to be missed.