BELLEWSTOWN RACES AUGUST FESTIVAL 2016 Wednesday 24th (E) and Thursday 25th (E)

PRESS RELEASE Late Summer Evenings at Bellewstown Races on the Hill of Crockafatha are cherished by those who have enjoyed the experience, and if you have not done so yet you should get yourself Racing up the Hill on Wednesday 24th and Thursday…

And They're Off

It's Cheltenham time again and, as usual, the Irish will descend on Prestbury Park with high expectations. Good luck to all. The stay at home enthusiast can look forward to a week of high powered television viewing while on Gold Cup day,…

July 2014 Festival

The 2014 July Festival is fast approaching and the Racecourse is becoming a hive of activity. Pre-ticket Sales are coming along nicely with the Bellewstown Belter (Punters Package) proving as popular as ever. There is also great interest…

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…

July and August Festival 2015

Unfortunately, our website experienced some difficulties in the recent past and we were unable to report on our July meeting or give details ahead of our August meeting. The 3 days of the 2nd, 3rd, & 4th of July was perhaps the most successful…

Bellewstown News Update

*  Congratulations from everyone on the 'Hill' to Barry Geraghty who has just been appointed as first jockey to J P McManus's powerful string. This is a wonderful opportunity for Barry and testament to a fabulous career so far for this 'Royal'…

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…

Bellewstown Races 2015

he Bellewstown race dates for 2015 have now been set. The July Festival will run from Thursday 2nd to Saturday 4th. The August Festival will be run on Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th Racegoers will enjoy the usual mix of Flat & National…

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…