Dublin Racing Festival

The Dublin Racing Festival will combine the best that the city has to offer over one weekend of racing at the stunning Leopardstown racecourse.

All of the best racehorses, horse racing trainers and jockeys were competing over the weekend, with eight Grade One races and over €2 million euro in prize money on offer.

It is one of the biggest National Hunt horse racing festivals held in the entire racing calendar.

The Dublin Racing Festival will take place from Saturday 4th February till Sunday 5th February 2023.

In our 2023 Dublin Racing Festival guide, we list all the races from the exciting two-day horse racing festival in Dublin.

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Dublin Racing Festival

Dublin Racing Festival Day One Racing

The opening day of the DRF meeting has seven amazing horse races.

Time DRF Day One Race Names
13.20 The Nathaniel Lacy & Partners Solicitors ‘€50,000 Cheltenham Bonus for Stable Staff’ Novice Hurdle of €150,000 (Grade 1)
13.55 The Donohue Marquees Spring Juvenile Hurdle of €150,000 (Grade 1)
14.30 The Goffs Irish Arkle Novice Chase of €150,000 (Grade 1)
15.05 The Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup of €250,000 (Grade 1)
15.40 The Race and Stay at Leopardstown Handicap Hurdle of €100,000 (Grade B)
16.10 The Sandyford of Handicap Steeplechase of €100,000 (Grade B)
16.40 The I.N.H. Flat Race of €100,000 (Grade 2)

Dublin Racing Festival Day Two Racing

The closing day of the DRF meeting has eight amazing horse races.

Time DRF Day Two Race Names
13.10 The Irish Stallion Farms EBF Paddy Mullins Mares Handicap Hurdle of €100,000 (Grade B)
13.40 The Ladbrokes Novice Steeplechase of €150,000 (Grade 1)
14.10 The Ladbrokes Dublin Steeplechase of €150,000 (Grade 1)
14.40 The Bulmers Handicap Steeplechase of €125,000 (Grade A)
15.10 The Chanelle Pharma Irish Champion Hurdle of €200,000 (Grade 1)
15.40 The Tattersalls Ireland Novice Hurdle of €150,000 (Grade 1)
16.10 The Festina Lente Charity Liffey Handicap Hurdle of €150,000 (Grade B)
16.40 The Coolmore N.H. Sires ‘Santiago’ Irish EBF Mares I.N.H. Flat Race of €100,000(Grade 2)

Summary of the Dublin Racing Festival

The 2023 Dublin Racing Festival is a very popular horse racing event for Irish racegoers, with some high-class racing at the stunning Leopardstown racecourse.

Read our guides to the main races including the Irish Gold Cup, Irish Champion Hurdle and more.

Find out more on the full list of horse racing fixtures 2023 in Ireland.

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