The FBD Hotels & Resorts Saturday Series at The Curragh will take place across four Saturdays 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st in August. This exciting initiative will feature top class racing, music and family entertainment over the month and each week one hotel within the FBD Hotels & Resorts portfolio will partner the event and sponsor a race.

The schedule is as follows:

  • Saturday August 10th The Heritage, Co Laois - Keeneland Phoenix Stakes Race Day
  • Saturday August 17th Killashee Hotel, Co Kildare - Irish St Leger Trial Race Day
  • Saturday August 24th Castleknock Hotel, Co Dublin - Future Champions Race Day
  • Saturday August 31st Faithlegg, Co Waterford - Pat Smullen Cancer Trials Ireland Race Day

There will be a Summery party atmosphere each Saturday of the Series featuring an afternoon of racing starting at 1.45pm with a race card of 8 races, the last at 5.30pm. There will be entertainment for all the family with a choice of food and drink options. A kid’s zone will be in place with free activities for younger racegoers. The race days will include an eclectic mix of music across the whole month.

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To celebrate, we have an amazing prize of an overnight stay for 2 people at one of the FBD Hotels & Resorts (The Heritage, Co Laois / Killashee Hotel, Co Kildare / Castleknock Hotel, Co Dublin / Faithlegg, Co Waterford), including breakfast on a date of your choice (subject to availability) PLUS 2 tickets to your choice of one of the race days at The Curragh (10th / 17th / 24th / 31st August) to give away to one lucky winner! Simply answer the question correctly to be entered into the draw. Competition closes Thursday 1st August.

Saturday Series at The Curragh