Irish Racecourse Information

Tipperary Racecourse

Racecourse Information
Welcome To Tipperary Racecourse
The first recorded meeting of Tipperary Races at Barronstown Course was Monday, 27 March 1848. In 1871/72, the races were abandoned due to smallpox, but were revived in 1881. In the early days of Barronstown (the predecessor to Limerick Junction racecourse) there was only one bookmaker, who also had a roulette table.

The first races at Limerick Junction took place in September 1916 promoted by Mr T Gardiner Wallis, the celebrated racing personality, and his trainer Senator J J Parkinson and colleagues Stephen Grehan and Charles Moore.

A major incentive to the commencement of Limerick Junction was the promise of a special railway siding from the Great Southern and Western Railway Company.

The name was changed from Limerick Junction to Tipperary Racecourse for a meeting on 8 May 1986. In December 1999 Tipperary Supporter's Club in conjunction with local businessmen took a short-term lease on the racecourse from the Irish Horseracing Authority. The aim of the newly formed company is to re-establish Tipperary as a leading provincial racecourse. The facilities underwent a major refurbishment in the spring of 2000.
Contact Details
Tipperary Racecourse
Address
Tipperary Racecourse
Limerick Junction
Tipperary
Ireland
Telephone
353 62 51357
Fax
353 62 51303
Travel Information
Local Transport Links
By Road
Situated off the main Tipperary-Limerick road, the racecourse is two miles from Tipperary.
Public Transport
Regular train services from Dublin (Heuston Station) and Cork to Limerick junction Station, which is within easy walking distance of the track.
Airport
Shannon 56.5 km (35.1 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
Tipperary Racecourse Flat Course
Effect Of Draw
Low draw on round track.



Tipperary is a left handed oval of 1 1/4 miles with run in of 2 1/2 furlongs. Straight 5 furlongs shoot.
National Hunt Course
Tipperary Racecourse National Hunt Course



Tipperary is a left handed oval of 1 1/4 miles with run in of 2 1/2 furlongs.6 hurdles and 6 fences on circuit.
Fixtures
2011
Weekday
Thursday
Thursday
Thursday
Thursday
Thursday
Saturday
Sunday
Friday
Thursday
Sunday
Tuesday
Date
14 April 2011
28 April 2011
19 May 2011
02 June 2011
23 June 2011
09 July 2011
17 July 2011
05 August 2011
18 August 2011
02 October 2011
04 October 2011
Race Type
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