Coolmore Stud & The Irish Guineas

SOLD OUT FOR 2014 We are pleased to be able to offer a tour to Ireland that will combine a visit to the renowned Coolmore Stud with two days of racing at The Curragh for the Irish 1000 and 2000 Guineas.

Price

3 NIGHTS £695 per person
Included in the tour price is Members’ Admission with access to the Premier Level of the Grandstand (with a section of free seating on a first come first served basis).

A reserved grandstand seat is available at a supplement of £40 per day.

The Horseshoe Restaurant at The Curragh
The Restaurant has access to a viewing balcony (no seating), and offers a table for the day with a two course buffet lunch, cash bar, Tote betting and TVs. Your weekend package already includes access to the Premier Level of the Grandstand where there is seating on a “first come first served basis”. The supplement payable for lunch in the Horseshoe Restaurant is £45 per day and we have a limited number of places reserved for both Saturday and Sunday.

Itinerary

Thursday 22 May

Depart: London Heathrow, Flight BA834 10.25 hrs
Arrive: Dublin 11.40 hrs

On arrival you will be transferred to the Horse & Jockey Hotel in Thurles for an overnight stay on dinner, bed and breakfast basis.

Friday 23 May
After breakfast depart the hotel for a visit to the legendary Coolmore Stud in the heart of Tipperary.

Following the tour we will make our way to The Killashee House Hotel, where accommodation has been arranged for two nights on dinner, bed and breakfast basis. There will be a stop en-route for lunch (at own expense).

Saturday 24 May
Morning at leisure until your departure to The Curragh for the Irish 2000 Guineas.

Sunday 25 May
Morning at leisure until your departure to The Curragh for the Irish 1000 Guineas.

After racing, you will be transferred to Dublin Airport for your homeward flight.

Depart: Dublin, Flight BA 839 21.00 hrs
Arrive: London Heathrow 22.15 hrs

Departures are available from many local airports in the UK to Dublin. Your flight must arrive in Dublin AT LEAST TWO HOURS prior to the arrival of flight BA 834 from London Heathrow. Our coach will depart Dublin Airport immediately after the arrival of flight BA 834 from London Heathrow and we can accept no responsibility should your flight from a local airport be delayed or cancelled.

Single room supplement for the weekend: £95.00

Accommodation

Horse&Jockey, Thurles, Co. Tipperary


The Horse & Jockey Hotel is located near the historical landmark, 'The Rock of Cashel'. The hotel features a bar with a traditional atmosphere as well as a restaurant and Café Bar. There is also a leisure centre with swimming pool and spa.
Accommodation is on a Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Killashee House Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare


The Killashee House Hotel, located just outside Naas in the heart of Co. Kildare, is set within 200 acres of magnificent gardens. The hotel provides a combination of excellent service, timeless elegance and superb food.  Facilities include the Villa Spa, leisure centre and indoor swimming pool.
Accommodation is on a Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Tour Highlights

• Visit to Coolmore Stud
• Racing at The Curragh for two Group One races, the Irish 1000 & 2000 Guineas

Additional Info

CURRENT STALLIONS AT COOLMORE ARE:
Alfred Nobel, Camelot, Canford Cliffs, Choisir, Danehill Dancer, Declaration of War, Duke of Marmalade, Dylan Thomas, Excelebration, Fastnet Rock, Footstepsinthesand, Galileo, Henry the Navigator, High Chaparral, Holy Roman Emperor, Mastercraftsman, Most Improved, Peintre Celebre, Pour Moi, Power, Requinto, Rip Van Winkle, Rock of Gibraltar, So You Think, Thewayyouare, and Zoffany*
*Stallion rosters may be subject to change

Price Includes

• Scheduled flights with British Airways

• Escorted coach transfers

• Twin/Double accommodation at The Horse & Jockey Hotel & The Killashee House Hotel on dinner, bed and breakfast basis

• Members’ Admission to The Curragh on Saturday & Sunday

• Stud visit

• Assistance of our representatives throughout

• Airport Passenger Duty & Taxes

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