Irish Horse Racing Fixtures
The 2023 horse racing fixture list has been published for Ireland.
With 391 race meetings scheduled across the year, Irish Horse Racing has a lot to look forward to.
There are more race meetings if you want to check out all the UK horse racing fixtures for 2023.
If you are looking for more information about a specific Irish racecourse including location, tickets and course layout check out our Irish Racecourses guides.
In our Irish Horse Racing Fixtures guide, we show the full racing calendar for Ireland Horse Racing in 2023.
- 1 2023 HRI Irish Horseracing Fixture List
- 1.1 January Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
- 1.2 February Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
- 1.3 March Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
- 1.4 April Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
- 1.5 May Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
- 1.6 June Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
- 1.7 July Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
- 1.8 August Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
- 1.9 September Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
- 1.10 October Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
- 1.11 November Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
- 1.12 December Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
- 2 Best Irish Horse Racing Fixtures
- 3 Irish Racecourse Calendar
- 4 Popular Questions
- 4.1 When are 2023 Irish horse racing fixtures released?
- 4.2 How many Irish Horse Racing Fixtures?
- 4.3 The Different Types of Horse Races in Ireland?
- 4.4 When does the Ireland Horse Racing Calendar Start and End?
- 4.5 What are the main races in the Ireland horseracing calendar?
- 4.6 Who determines the Irish horse racing fixtures?
- 4.7 Should I Bet Ahead on Races in the Horse Racing Calendar?
- 4.8 What is the prize money for Irish horse racing?
- 4.9 What are the biggest racing festivals in Ireland's racing calendar?
- 5 Where can I watch Irish racing?
- 6 The Future of Irish Racing
- 7 Summary
- 8 Searches Associated With Irish Horse Racing Fixture List
2023 HRI Irish Horseracing Fixture List
Here is the full HRI fixture for all Irish race meetings for 2023.
January Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
Here is the full list of Irish horse racing fixtures in January 2023.
February Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
Here is the full list of Irish horse racing fixtures in February 2023.
March Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
Here is the full list of Irish horse racing fixtures in March 2023.
April Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
Here is the full list of Irish horse racing fixtures in April 2023.
May Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
Here is the full list of Irish horse racing fixtures in May 2023.
June Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
Here is the full list of Irish horse racing fixtures in June 2023.
July Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
Here is the full list of Irish horse racing fixtures in July 2023.
August Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
Here is the full list of Irish horse racing fixtures in August 2023.
September Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
Here is the full list of Irish horse racing fixtures in September 2023.
October Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
Here is the full list of Irish horse racing fixtures in October 2023.
November Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
Here is the full list of Irish horse racing fixtures in November 2023.
December Horse Race Meetings in Ireland
Here is the full list of Irish horse racing fixtures in December 2023.
Best Irish Horse Racing Fixtures
Here are the highest-profile grades of Irish horse races:
- 2023 Irish Group One Horse Races
- 2023 Irish Group Two Horse Races
- 2023 Irish Group Three Horse Races
- 2023 Irish Listed Horse Racing Events
- 2023 Irish Premier Handicap Horse Racing Events
Irish Racecourse Calendar
There are 26 Irish racecourses within the 2023 racing calendar with horse racing in Ireland.
23 of the Irish Racecourses are in Southern Ireland and 3 racecourses are in Northern Ireland.
Here is the full list of 26 racecourses in Ireland that have Irish horse racing fixtures in 2023:
- Down Royal
- Dundalk Stadium
- Gowran Park
- Naas Racecourse
All racing in Ireland is governed by Horse Racing Ireland (HRI).
When are 2023 Irish horse racing fixtures released?
The Irish Racing fixture list for 2023 has been released and there are 391 race meetings for racegoers to enjoy.
We have the full list of all Irish race meetings for the 2023 calendar.
Irish Horse Racing in 2023 is going to be full of fun, excitement and amazing horse races to enjoy.
How many Irish Horse Racing Fixtures?
There are 391 horse racing fixtures in Ireland in 2023 across 26 unique tracks.
The Different Types of Horse Races in Ireland?
The jockeys and trainers compete in different types of Horse Races in Ireland.
The different types of Irish horse races are:
- Flat G1 Races
- Flat G2 Races
- Flat G3 Races
- Flat Listed Races
- Flat Premier Handicaps
- Flat Handicapping Races
- National Hunt Jump Races
When does the Ireland Horse Racing Calendar Start and End?
The Irish horse racing season calendar starts on 1st January 2023 and finishes on 31st December 2023.
The season runs from the first day of the year until the very last with only a few days without any races in the whole season.
What are the main races in the Ireland horseracing calendar?
The main races in the Irish horseracing calendar are
Who determines the Irish horse racing fixtures?
The 2023 Irish horse racing fixtures are determined by the Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) Board.
The HRI Corporate Board is made up of representatives from the Thoroughbred Breeders Association of Ireland (TBAI), the Irish Jockeys Association (IJA), the Irish Racehorse Trainers Association (IRTA), the Association of Irish Racecourses (AIR), and Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) staff.
Should I Bet Ahead on Races in the Horse Racing Calendar?
Wagering bets ahead of the calendar season can yield great odds if you fancy some jockeys and trainers to win some of the highest prize money races.
Some bettors look for value when betting on horse racing by selecting horses in advance when looking at the Ireland horse racing calendar.
The punters who place bets in advance are known as “ante-post bettors” and they try to find higher odds than the betting market will present on the day of the race.
Betting on horses can give fun, joy, elation, disappointment, anger and frustration so it is always advised to gamble responsibly.
What is the prize money for Irish horse racing?
The prize money for Irish horse racing varies depending on the grade of the race.
In comparison to the UK horse racing fixtures, the prize money in Ireland is higher because of higher crowds and runners each day at the races.
The highest purse on the National Hunt is the Irish Grand National with a €1,000,000 prize fund to the winner.
The Irish Derby is the richest horse race in Ireland with a prize fund of €1.5 million to the winner.
What are the biggest racing festivals in Ireland's racing calendar?
The biggest racing festivals in Ireland’s racing calendar 2023 are:
- The 2023 Punchestown Festival
- The 2023 Dublin Racing Festival
- The 2023 Galway Festival
- The 2023 Killarney July Festival
- The Curragh 2023 Irish Derby Festival
- The 2023 Tattersalls Irish Guineas Festival
- The Curragh Guineas Festival
- Irish Champions Weekend
- Leopardstown Christmas Festival
Where can I watch Irish racing?
The best places to watch Irish Racing are:
- Watching the Irish Racing live at the horse racing track
- Racing TV (have full rights to all 391 Irish Racing fixtures)
- ITV Racing (for high-profile Irish Group One races)
- Live streaming on Betting App
- Replays on the Irish Racing youtube channel
- Local pubs will show live Irish Racing on television
Horse racing fans love the fun and excitement of attending the curragh for champions Irish Racing.
The Future of Irish Racing
The Irish horse racing industry employs over 15,000 people and the future of Irish Racing is looking great.
Jason Morris, HRI’s Director of Racing, said:
Irish Racing continues to see strong growth in horse population numbers which is up 19% year-on-year. This is reflected in the increased fixture list announced by HRI Fixtures Committee.
As numbers continue to rise field size figures the horse racing industry in Ireland is looking at a bright future.
Ireland is home to some of the world’s leading trainers, jockeys and bloodstock agents.
The 2023 Flat Turf season and National Hunt calendar looks exciting and punters wager over 1 billion a year on Irish Horse Racing events.
Now with floodlit racing on the all-weather track at Dundalk Stadium horse racing fans can enjoy the evening races during the winter with Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) continuously improving the sport of horse racing in Ireland.
With 391 Irish race meetings, it is safe to say horse racing in Ireland is a very popular sport.
With over 2,000 jockeys in Ireland and over 300 trainers in Ireland, it is difficult to try and get in the winners enclosure.
With over 4,000 horses in training in Ireland, the racehorse owners have a huge Irish fixture list to plot their winner of the race and the anticipation and atmosphere of the crowd, add to the excitement.
Whether you feel relief or sadness after your racehorse runs there are always more Irish meetings to enter up the horses in.
The racing cards and results of Irish Racing can be found online via racingtv.com.
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