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Welcome to Bellewstown Horse Racing 

Horse racing at Bellewstown Racecourse, on the Hill of Crockafotha in Co. Meath, is beautifully situated with magnificent views of the Mountains of Mourne to the north and the Irish Sea to the east. The tradition of summer racing at Bellewstown dates back centuries and the first record of racing here appears in the August edition of the Dublin Gazette and the Weekly Courier in 1726.

This superb one mile and one furlong left handed course, in a truly unique location, features both flat and hurdle racing. Bellewstown Races are synonymous with top class racing, wonderful summer evenings, family entertainment and ladies day races which add to the fun.

July and August Festivals

Book your tickets for the July and August Festivals. Click here for more information.



Free Shuttle Bus Service

Bellewstown Races will run a FREE Shuttle Bus Service from the bus bays at the riverside of the Abbey Car Park in Drogheda town centre to the racecourse on Thursday 30th - Saturday 2nd. The bus will depart 1 hour before the start of the 1st Race  - places are limited on a 1st come 1st served basis. Each passenger taken up to Bellewstown on the bus will be issued with a wrist band for the return journey. Bus will return to Drogheda 30 minutes after the last race. Bellewstown Races reserves the right to refuse admission to the bus. Under 18's must be accompanied by an Adult. Bellewstown Races accepts no responsibility for non-availability of places should the bus be oversubscribed.


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