Longines Irish Champions Weekend

Get ready for a great weekend of racing as the Longines Irish Champions Weekend returns to Leopardstown and The Curragh, Ireland’s two premier racecourses, on Saturday, 9 and Sunday, 10 September respectively

Now in its fourth year, Longines Irish Champions Weekend has firmly established itself on the international racing calendar as a place where the best in the world come to meet for racing, style and entertainment.

Rivalling world-class counterparts such as Royal Ascot, France’s Prix de l’Arc, the Breeders’ Cup and the Hong Kong International Races, Ireland’s most prestigious Flat-racing weekend attracts the world’s finest racehorses and jockeys, with Japanese entry Kitasan Black among the names already entered for this year’s high stakes competition, with prize money valued at €4.6million

Over one weekend, at Ireland’s two internationally renowned racecourses, the best horses, trainers and jockeys in the world will compete for a stake of the hotly contested €4.6million.  

Not only is Longines Irish Champions Weekend best-in-class when it comes to racing, the weekend champions the best in style with the coveted Longines Prize for Elegance. Fashion enthusiasts are invited to showcase their style credentials to be in with a chance of winning some of the €25,000 in luxury prizes on offer across both days.

Prestigious prizes, including shopping experiences from Ireland’s elite fashion houses, Louise Kennedy, Louis Copeland and Kildare Village, as well as a luxury stay at Dublin’s best address, The Merrion, will be awarded to the most elegant female and male race-goer at Leopardstown and The Curragh. Title sponsor, Longines will also gift the winners each day with an elegant time piece from their latest collection. To pre-register simply log on to www.irishchampionsweekend.ie/longines-prize-for-elegance/

Racing fans and social racegoers will once again have the chance to experience two of the most thrilling racing fixes of the year with the QIPCO Irish Champions Stakes on Saturday, 9 September at Leopardstown and The Comer Group International Irish St. Leger on Sunday, 10 September at The Curragh, promising an exhilarating and exciting climax to each day.  

Join the best in the world this September at this year’s Longines Irish Champions Weekend. Tickets are available to purchase now from the Irish Champions Weekend website: http://irishchampionsweekend.ie/ICW/Tickets/

 

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