Day 1: Leopardstown

Saturday 9th September 2023

Plan Your Day

Day 1 | Leopardstown



Day 1 of Irish Champions Festival kicks off at Leopardstown, featuring world class racing, live music, premium sporst experiences and unmissable entertainment.

Expert Panel - will be previewing the sports of the day; Racing, Golf and the Rugby World Cup.

Sports on Screens - Sports fans can also enjoy live sports on screens throughout the day!

Hot Music Line-Up: Hitmaker Mark McCabe will be headlining the entertainment joined by Bazza Band and DJ Lance West.

How To Get There: The venue is ideally located in Dublin and easily accessible, with excellent transport links. Free shuttle bus service from both Sandyford Luas Station and Blackrock DART station. 



Irish Champions Festival kicks off with a prestigious eight-race card featuring five Group races including the The Royal Bahrain Irish Champion Stakes, the second-best race in the Longines World Thoroughbred Rankings in 2020.

The Coolmore America ‘Justify’ Matron Stakes, ranked as the world’s best fillies and mares’ race for the past number of years, are the highlights on the opening afternoon at Leopardstown. 

Gates open 11:30am | First Race 1.45 | Last Race 5:40 | Live Music & DJ After Racing 



General Admission 

- Adult - General Admission Advanced Ticket €35

- Senior/Student €25

- Child - 13 - 17 years €5

- Child - Under 13 - FREE 

- Adult at the gate: €40

- Irish Champions Bundle Package: €49

 (Includes: Admission to the races, a €13.50 Food Voucher, a €5 betting voucher, a Racecard).

Premium Experiences 

- Drive, Try & Race €120 - View Package

- Irish Champions Pavilion Mezzanine €185

- Premium Level Access €90

Please contact [email protected] or call  on 01-2890500 for any queries.