One of the most anticipated dates on the Irish Racing calendar is the Fairyhouse Easter Festival. Running in 2017 from Sunday April 16th to Tuesday April 18th, the Festival has been the scene of some memorable occasions over the years such as AP McCoys last ever ride on Irish soil and the victory of Rogue Angel for trainer Mouse Morris in 2016. An electric atmosphere is enjoyed on all 3 days and the tradition of the Fairyhouse Easter Festival is an experience not to be missed.
Ryanair Gold Cup
Sunday 16th April 2017
The Ryanair Gold Cup is a Grade 1 race of the highest quality and attracts some of England and Ireland’s best novice chasers aged five years and up. As one of the highlights of the Irish racing calendar punters are promised a day full of excitement and unpredictability. Whether you find yourself in one of our private luxury suites, the famous BobbyJo Bistro or cheering your horse home trackside, you’re sure to be captivated by the top class racing.
The BoyleSports Irish Grand National
Monday 17th April 2017
Nearing its 150th running, the BoyleSports Irish Grand National has become a stalwart at the heart of the Irish sporting calendar. A race which encapsulates everything that is great about Irish racing, affords connections the opportunity to etch their names into history and join an elusive group who have been fortunate enough to be successful in this race. The race is now the richest Jumps race in the country, standing at a whopping €500,000. The substantial prize fund, coupled with the reputation of the race attracts the game’s best runners and riders to Fairyhouse to take on this demanding course.
Easter Family Fun Day
Tuesday 18th April 2017
2017 sees the return of our popular Easter Tuesday fixture. Coupled with the great racing on the day, Easter Tuesday will also be our Family Day, with everything from an impressive funfair and face-painting to shopping and great food, this really will be a fantastic opportunity to grab some much needed family time.