2019 Festival Dates Announced

2019 Festival Dates Announced Bellewstown races is back in the summer of 2019 with six more evenings of glorious racing confirmed from the 3rd - 6th July and on the 28th & 29th August. Early bird tickets are now available at discounted…

2018 Racing Festival launch night success

We were delighted to launch our 2018 Racing Festival last Friday night, 8th June, in the Hops Bar, D Hotel Drogheda. Live music, BBQ, fashion and racing were all part of this year’s launch. Our MC and committee member Gavin Duffy spoke…
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Race Meetings 2018

JULY FESTIVAL 2018 4TH – 7TH JULY 2018 Wednesday 4th July 2018 Gates open at 2.30pm Ladies day 6th July 2018

Times Past at Bellewstown

1962 Erindale Boy who won the Meath Hurdle in 1962 was one of the most regular horses to appear at the meeting in the early sixties. Trained by Eamonn Delany he was ridden by Mr Eamonn Delany when he won, he had half a length to spare over…

2015 - 40th Anniversary of Yellow Sam

On Wednesday 25th June 1975, Barney Curley, the well renowned punter and trainer, put together a successful betting coup which stills ranks today as one of the biggest in horse racing history. He chose an ordinary race, the Mount Hanover…

From Bellewstown Maiden to Epsom Classic

On July 5th 2008 a beautifully bred filly, by Galileo (IRE) out of Medicosma (USA), (by The Minstrel) was declared to run in the Murphy Sand and Gravel Maiden at Bellewstown. The going was Good, Good to Yielding in places. She had already run…

Improvements to Bellewstown 2014

Racegoers attending this years Festival will be very impressed with our new Entrance building. The building comprises Entrance Foyer, Ambulance Rooms for both Jockeys and the General Public & our magnificent 'Yellow Sam Bar', named after…