Irish Racecourse Information

Thurles Racecourse

Racecourse Information
Welcome To Thurles Racecourse
Thurles, situated in the sporting county of Tipperary, is celebrated as the centre of the Gaelic Athletic Association. It is also the heart of the famous Scarteen hunting county. Earliest records show a three day meeting in June 1732. In October 1760, there was a six day meeting.

The February meeting is renowned as a major trial for the forthcoming National Hunt Festival meetings at Cheltenham, Fairyhouse and Punchestown
Contact Details
Thurles Racecourse
Address
Thurles Racecourse
Thurles
Co. Tipperary
Ireland
Telephone
353 504 23272
Fax
353 504 24565
Travel Information
Local Transport Links
By Road
The racecourse is situated one mile west of Thurles town, five miles west of the main Cork-Dublin Road.
Public Transport
Regular train service from Dublin (Heuston Station) and Cork.
Airport
Waterford 73.2 km (45.5 miles)
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Facilities
Betting
Tote facilities and bookmakers are available
Parking
Children
Disabled
Enclosures And Grandstands
Grandstand
Tickets:
Food And Drink
Viewing
Dress
Course Details
Flat Course
Thurles Racecourse Flat Course
Effect Of Draw
None.



Thurles is a right handed oval of 1 1/4 miles with run in of 1 1/4 furlongs and an uphill finish.
National Hunt Course
Thurles Racecourse National Hunt Course



Thurles is a right handed oval of 1 1/4 miles with run in of 1 1/4 furlongs and an uphill finish. 6 hurdles and 7 fences on circuit.
Fixtures
2011
Weekday
Thursday
Thursday
Thursday
Thursday
Thursday
Thursday
Thursday
Thursday
Thursday
Thursday
Thursday
Date
06 January 2011
13 January 2011
27 January 2011
10 February 2011
24 February 2011
24 March 2011
20 October 2011
03 November 2011
17 November 2011
24 November 2011
22 December 2011
Race Type
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