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List of Irish flat horse races

A list of notable flat horse races which take place annually in Ireland, under the authority of Horse Racing Ireland, including all conditions races which currently hold Group 1, 2 or 3 status in the European Pattern.

Contents

Group 1

Month

Race Name

Racecourse

Distance

Age/Sex

001 May Irish 2,000 Guineas Curragh 1609 1m 3yo c&f
002 May Tattersalls Gold Cup Curragh 2112 1m 2f 110y 4yo+
003 May Irish 1,000 Guineas Curragh 1609 1m 3yo f
004 June / July Pretty Polly Stakes Curragh 2012 1m 2f 3yo+ f
005 June / July Irish Derby Curragh 2414 1m 4f 3yo c&f
006 July Irish Oaks Curragh 2414 1m 4f 3yo f
007 July / Aug Phoenix Stakes Curragh 1207 6f 2yo c&f
008 Aug / Sept Moyglare Stud Stakes Curragh 1408 7f 2yo f
009 September Matron Stakes Leopardstown 1609 1m 3yo+ f
010 September Irish Champion Stakes Leopardstown 2012 1m 2f 3yo+
011 September Irish St. Leger Curragh 2816 1m 6f 3yo+
012 September Vincent O'Brien National Stakes Curragh 1408 7f 2yo c&f

Group 2

Month

Race Name

Racecourse

Distance

Age/Sex

001 May Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial Leopardstown 2012 1m 2f 3yo
002 June / July Railway Stakes Curragh 1207 6f 2yo
003 August Debutante Stakes Leopardstown 1408 7f 2yo f
004 August Royal Whip Stakes Curragh 2012 1m 2f 3yo+
005 August Futurity Stakes Fairyhouse 1408 7f 2yo
006 September Blandford Stakes Curragh 2012 1m 2f 3yo+ f
007 Sept / Oct Beresford Stakes Curragh 1609 1m 2yo

Group 3

Month

Race Name

Racecourse

Distance

Age/Sex

001 March Park Express Stakes Curragh 1609 1m 3yo+ f
002 March / April Leopardstown 1,000 Guineas Trial Stakes Leopardstown 1408 7f 3yo f
003 March / April Leopardstown 2,000 Guineas Trial Stakes Leopardstown 1609 1m 3yo c&g
004 April Gladness Stakes Curragh 1408 7f 4yo+
005 April Ballysax Stakes Leopardstown 2012 1m 2f 3yo
006 April / May Tetrarch Stakes Curragh 1408 7f 3yo c&f
007 April / May Athasi Stakes Curragh 1408 7f 3yo+ f
008 April / May Mooresbridge Stakes Curragh 2012 1m 2f 4yo+
009 May Derrinstown Stud 1,000 Guineas Trial Leopardstown 1609 1m 3yo f
010 May Amethyst Stakes Leopardstown 1609 1m 3yo+
011 May Blue Wind Stakes Naas 2012 1m 2f 3yo+ f
012 May Greenlands Stakes Curragh 1207 6f 3yo+
013 May Ridgewood Pearl Stakes Curragh 1609 1m 4yo+ f
014 May Gallinule Stakes Curragh 2012 1m 2f 3yo
015 May Ballycorus Stakes Leopardstown 1408 7f 3yo+
016 June Fillies' Sprint Stakes Naas 1207 6f 2yo f
017 June Ballyogan Stakes Leopardstown 1207 6f 3yo+ f
018 June Noblesse Stakes Cork 2414 1m 4f 3yo+ f
019 June / July International Stakes Curragh 2012 1m 2f 3yo+
020 June / July Curragh Cup Curragh 2816 1m 6f 3yo+
021 June / July Sapphire Stakes Curragh 1006 5f 3yo+
022 July Brownstown Stakes Fairyhouse 1408 7f 3yo+ f
023 July Anglesey Stakes Curragh 1265 6f 63y 2yo
024 July Minstrel Stakes Curragh 1408 7f 3yo+
025 July Silver Flash Stakes Leopardstown 1408 7f 2yo f
026 July Tyros Stakes Leopardstown 1408 7f 2yo
027 July Meld Stakes Leopardstown 2012 1m 2f 3yo+
028 August Give Thanks Stakes Cork 2414 1m 4f 3yo+ f
029 August Ballyroan Stakes Leopardstown 2414 1m 4f 3yo+
030 August Phoenix Sprint Stakes Curragh 1207 6f 3yo+
031 August Desmond Stakes Curragh 1609 1m 3yo+
032 Aug / Sept Round Tower Stakes Curragh 1207 6f 2yo
033 Aug / Sept Dance Design Stakes Curragh 1811 1m 1f 3yo+ f
034 Aug / Sept Flying Five Curragh 1006 5f 3yo+
035 September Kilternan Stakes Leopardstown 2012 1m 2f 3yo+
036 September Renaissance Stakes Curragh 1207 6f 3yo+
037 September Solonaway Stakes Curragh 1609 1m 3yo+
038 Sept / Oct Denny Cordell Fillies Stakes Gowran Park 1902 1m 1f 100y 3yo+ f
039 Sept / Oct C. L. Weld Park Stakes Curragh 1408 7f 2yo f
040 Sept / Oct Diamond Stakes Dundalk 2149 1m 2f 150y 3yo+
041 October Concorde Stakes Tipperary 1500 7f 100y 3yo+
042 October Killavullan Stakes Leopardstown 1408 7f 2yo

Selected other races

Month

Race Name

Racecourse

Distance

Age/Sex

001 May Gowran Classic Trial Gowran Park 2414 1m 4f 3yo
002 May Saval Beg Stakes Leopardstown 2816 1m 6f 4yo+
003 June Ulster Derby Down Royal 2588 1m 4f 190y 3yo+
004 September Goffs Million Sprint Curragh 1207 6f 2yo
005 September Goffs Million Mile Curragh 1609 1m 2yo
006 Oct / Nov Eyrefield Stakes Leopardstown 1811 1m 1f 2yo

Discontinued

Last Run

Race Name

Racecourse

Distance

Age/Sex

001 July 1996 Curragh Stakes Curragh 1006 5f 2yo
002 Oct 1994 Leopardstown Stakes Leopardstown 1408 7f 2yo

Distances in miles, furlongs and yards

References




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