Kildare is the thoroughbred County & Killashee is the thoroughbred hotel & is an ideal base whether you are visiting Goffs for the Sales, The National Stud for a leisurely day out or enjoying a days racing at Punchestown, Naas Racecourse or the Curragh. Killashee can cater for all the Racing Enthusiasts & have tailored packages for all Racing Events in Kildare.
The Home of Irish National Hunt racing since 1827 Punchestown Racecourse is set amidst 450 acres of magnificent Irish countryside in the heart of Ireland’s thoroughbred county. Today the state of the art facilities at Punchestown play host to approximately eighteen race meetings annually as well as numerous shows, concerts and events. The undoubted highlight being the five day Irish National Hunt Festival held at the end of April every year. Come racing to Punchestown and you will experience the palpably vibrant atmosphere that is unique to Punchestown and has captivated generations of Irish and international racegoers. www.punchestown.com (part of Killashee treats)
The Curragh hosts some of the most famous races in the world including the Abu Dhabi Irish Guineas Festival, Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, Darley Irish Oaks and The Irish Field St Leger.The best Thoroughbred Horses and jockeys in Europe compete over 18 race days from March to October. www.curragh.ie (part of Killashee treats)
There has never been a better time to go horse racing at Naas Racecourse, located in the heart of the Thoroughbred County of Kildare, just 18 miles from Dublin City on route to Cork, Limerick and Waterford. With 15 exciting race meetings including National Hunt & Flat Racing, you will be kept entertained with top class racing in superb new facilities, which cater for all ages and requirements with themed racedays, summer BBQ evenings, live bands & lots more. www.naasracecourse.com