Coolmore Stud & The Irish Guineas

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 from £725 per person
Included in the tour price is General Entry into The Curragh on both Saturday and Sunday.

Itinerary

Thursday 24 May 2018
Depart: London Heathrow at 10:35 hrs
Arrive: Dublin at 12:05 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 25 May 2018
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 Keadeen Hotel, where accommodation has been arranged for two nights on a bed and breakfast basis. There will be a stop en-route for lunch (at own expense).

Saturday 26 May 2018
Morning at leisure until your departure to The Curragh for the Irish 2000 Guineas.

Sunday 27 May 2018
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 at 20:40 hrs
Arrive: London Heathrow at 21:55 hrs.

Departures are available from many local airports in the UK to Dublin - Manchester, Liverpool, Stansted, Birmingham, Leeds Bradford, Glasgow, Doncaster-Sheffield & Southampton. Your flight must arrive in Dublin AT LEAST TWO HOURS prior to the arrival our featured flight from London Heathrow. Our coach will depart Dublin Airport immediately after the arrival our featured flight from London Heathrow and we can accept no responsibility should your flight from a local airport be delayed or cancelled.

Single room supplement £65 per room per night

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 basis.

Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge, Co. Kildare


The Keadeen Hotel is located in the heart of county Kildare, close to The Curragh racecourse. The hotel provides a combination of excellent service, timeless elegance and superb food. There is also a spacious health & leisure club.


Accommodation is on a Bed & Breakfast basis.

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:
Australia, Camelot, Caravaggio, Churchill, Excelebration, Fastnet Rock, Footstepsinthesand, Galileo, Gleneagles, Highland Reel, Holy Roman Emperor, Ivawood, Kingston Hill, Mastercraftsman, No Nay Never, Pride Of Dubai, Requinto, Rock of Gibraltar, Ruler of the World, Starspangledbanner, The Gurkha, War Command and Zoffany.
*Stallion rosters may be subject to change

The Curragh is now undergoing a €65 million redevelopment which is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2018. During the development project, racing will continue as normal and be supported by temporary facilities to accommodate racegoers.

Our tour include General Entry to the Curragh. You can upgrade to the Marquee Restaurant for one or both days racing should you wish. 

Marquee Restaurant - Upgrade - £140 per person per day. 
You can upgrade to the Marquee Restaurant which offers a shared reserved table for the day with a three course lunch and mini afternoon tea. The hospitality marquee also has a cash bar, Tote betting and TVs. Please note that the Marquee Restaurant will be located in temporary facilities with no view of the track.

Price Includes

• Scheduled flights with British Airways
• Escorted coach transfers
• Twin/Double accommodation at The Horse & Jockey Hotel on Dinner, Bed and Breakfast & The Keadeen Hotel on a Bed and Breakfast basis
• General Admisson to The Curragh on Saturday & Sunday
• Stud visit
• Assistance of our representative throughout

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