Killarney July Racing Festival
Ireland’s Most Scenic Racecourse is the place to be this month for the Killarney July Racing Festival. The festival offers four days of top class racing from 17 – 20 July in the beautiful County Kerry town. The racecourse is situated in Killarney town and looks out onto the magnificent scenery of Killarney National Park, making it the perfect venue for racegoers to enjoy some thrilling summer racing. Killarney has a long, established history of racing, with the first race recorded there in 1822. The present course opened in 1936 and remains the home of racing in Killarney.
The Killarney July Racing Festival offers four great evenings of racing, with a range hospitality and BBQ options available for groups who wish to enjoy racing in style. And speaking of style – the undoubted highlight of the festival is sure to be Ladies Day on Thursday 20 July.
The ‘Dawn Ladies Day’ is always a highly anticipated day on the racing calendar and will once again see Killarney Racecourse become a hub for the latest style and fashion trends. This year’s best dressed competition will be judged by Irish model and ‘Dancing with the Stars’ contestant Thalia Heffernan while multiple All Ireland winner and winner of ‘Dancing With The Stars’, Aidan O’Mahony will judge the most stylish gents.
There are amazing prizes up for grabs in each category. The Best Dressed Lady will win a trip for two to Paris while the Best Dressed Gent will win a trip for two to Milan.
What better reason to glam yourself up and head to the races than the chance to win one of these amazing holidays? Or maybe you’re feeling lucky and fancy a flutter on one of the big races. Whatever you decide to do, you’re sure to have a ball at this year’s Killarney July Racing Festival.