Downpatrick Racecourse "Join the Party Raceday"
26 September 2012 - 26 September 2012
The first race meeting to be held at Downpatrick was over 300 years ago – 1685. Racing has continued to take place with few interruptions since. Situated one mile away from the centre of the historic town of Downpatrick, racing has been held on the present course for the last 200 years.
A tight undulating track of 1 1/4 miles; many top National Hunt heroes have started their careers at Downpatrick including the dual National winner Rhyme n’ Reason, Cheltenham winners Rathgorman, Tourist Attraction and Sparky Gayle.
Downpatrick is possibly the friendliest course in Ireland with a strong local following. It has a supporters club which was formed in the early ‘70s and has raised substantial sums since its inception. Notably, Downpatrick is one of the few racecourse where all races are sponsored.
Telephone:+44 (0)28 4461 2054
Address: Downpatrick Racecourse, Downpatrick, Down, BT30 6TE