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

Upcoming Race Fixtures at Curragh

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