July Festival 2018

4TH – 7TH JULY 2018

Wednesday 4th July 2018

Gates open at 2.30pm

First Race 5:30pm. Last Race 8:30pm

Thursday 5th July 2018

First Race 5:30pm. Last Race 8:45pm

Friday 6th July 2018

First Race 5:00pm. Last Race 8:55pm

Ladies Day

Saturday 7th July

First Race 4:45pm. Last Race 7:55pm (if divide 8:20pm)

August Festival 2018

29TH – 30th AUGUST 2018

Gates open at 2pm

Wednesday 29th August 2018

First Race 4.05pm (8 races)

Last Race 7.35pm

Thursday 30th August 2018

First Race 4.40pm

Last Race 7.40pm

race times are approximate and will be confirmed when the Race programme is finalised nearer the date

General Admission Prices

Adults: €15.00 per person

Senior Citizens & Students: €8.00 (with valid ID)

Children: Free admission for children under 16 with accompanying adult.

2018 Bellewstown Annual Member

Go racing all 5 days at Bellewstown in 2018 for 1 unbelievable price

ADULT   –      €50.00

SENIOR  –     €30.00  Valid ID will be required at the gate with this ticket

STUDENT  – €30.00  Valid ID will be required at the gate with this ticket

Also Available,  Our Best Seller in 2015 & 2016:
“Almost 300 years of Racing at Bellewstown”

This publication is jam packed with every aspect of the “Sport of Kings” that has graced the hill at Crockafatha since the 17th Century.


And of course our best value ever!

  • Only available prior to the event online
  • or
  • €20 Belter tickets available to purchase in B. Corcorans, Dyer Street, Drogheda before the event

Unbelievable value “Any One Day” ticket is available for all meetings in 2018.

Price includes:

  • Admission to Enclosure
  • Free Colour Racecard
  • A €5 Matching Bet Voucher
  • A €5 Drink Voucher


Hospitality at prices you can afford:

Full sit down 3 Course Meal in our superb Festival marquee with celebrity tipster, private Bar, and Tote betting facilities followed by after-race entertainment, to include race card and entrance ticket.

Our Festival marquee overlooks the racecourse, parade ring and finish line with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

All online offers will close at 18.00 on Wednesday 4th July 2018

All online offers will close at 18.00 on Tuesday 28th August 2018

Train Service (Dublin Connolly to Drogheda)

Access via Irish Rail at Drogheda Station, where services are more frequent. For details call: 1850 366222 or click here for PDF time table or visit Irish Rail for full details

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday

4 Day July Festival:
4- 7th July (all evening meetings)1st Race approx 5.30, Last Race  8.30pm.

Train times

Depart Dublin Connolly 14:52 Arrive Drogheda 15:45

Depart Drogheda 22:05 Arrive Dublin 23:01

Depart Dublin Connolly 14:45 Arrive Drogheda 15:47

Depart Drogheda 22:05 Arrive Dublin Connolly 23:01

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 race days.

The bus will depart 1 hour (sharp) before start of 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.

The Free Shuttle Bus will also service Drogheda Railway Station

both before the First race and after the Last race

conditions as per Shuttle Bus Service above will apply