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Curragh Race Track History & Information

Although it had been used before, in 1727 the first recorded race took place on the plain. The first Derby was held in 1866, and in 1868 Parliament declared the Curragh a horse racing and training facility. The course is horseshoe shaped, is a right-handed and about two miles long. Offering the highest purses in Ireland the Curragh offers the highest purses and currently holds the majority of Ireland's Group One races.. Curragh statistics here

Major Races at Curragh

The following big races were last ran at Curragh.
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Loughbrown Stakes (7f)
Naas, 6f Premier Handicap (May)
Lanwades Stud Stakes (Ridgewood Pearl)
Blue Wind Stakes
Tattersalls Gold Cup
Irish 1000 Guineas
Irish 2000 Guineas
Gallinule Stakes
Greenlands Stakes
Marble Hill Stakes
Curragh, Valuable 1m4f Handicap (Guineas festival)
Curragh, Valuable 1m Handicap (Guineas festival)
Curragh, Apprentice Derby
Silver Stakes
Ballyogan Stakes
Curragh, 1m4f Handicap (3yo+, Irish Derby meeting)
Sapphire Stakes
Curragh Cup
Railway Stakes
Minstrel Stakes
Kilboy Estate Stakes
Curragh, Summer Fillies Handicap (7f, Irish Derby meeting)
Dash Stakes (formerly Belgrave Stakes)
Celebration Stakes
International Stakes
Anglesey Stakes
Grangecon Stud Stakes (Balanchine Stakes)
Ladies Derby
Curragh, Scurry Handicap (6.5f, June/July)
Rockingham Handicap
Irish Derby
Irish Pretty Polly stakes
Irish Oaks
Curragh, 2m Handicap (Irish Derby meeting)
Curragh, 1m Premier handicap (Irish Derby meeting)
Phoenix Sprint Stakes
Irish St Leger Trial
Curragh Stakes
Royal Whip Stakes
Flame of Tara Stakes
Go And Go Round Tower Stakes
Dance Design Stakes (Fillies and Mares)
Curragh, Loder E.B.F. Fillies Race
Irish Cambridgeshire
Phoenix Stakes
Debutante Filles Stakes
Futurity Stakes
Market Rasen, Prelude Handicap Hurdle
Moyglare Stud Stakes
Park Stakes
Renaissance Stakes
Blandford Stakes
Curragh, EBF Bold Lad Sprint Handicap
Tattersalls Ireland Super Auction Sale Stakes
National Stakes
Juddmonte Beresford Stakes
Flying Five
Irish St Leger
Irish Cesarewitch
Lanwades & Staffordstown Studs Stakes

Upcoming Race Fixtures at Curragh

29th Jul 2017
7th Aug 2017
13th Aug 2017
19th Aug 2017
20th Aug 2017
27th Aug 2017
10th Sep 2017


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