The Big Dog and Keith Donoghue winning at Navan Racecourse

Navan racecourse located in the heart of County Meath, is a left-handed oval track of one mile and four furlongs. It is renowned for its challenging uphill finish of approximately two furlongs. The racecourse attracts many seasoned racegoers to observe top quality horses partnering up with world famous jockeys.

Racing all year round, Navan racecourse offers both flat and jump racing with amazing facilities including a Bar One betting shop, children’s playground, cafés, Troytown bar and Kilberry restuaurant. With various hospitality packages available for different suites and functions rooms, the spectacular view of the track can be seen from all aspects of the grounds. 

Navan hosts an annual dedicated family day where children experience a fun-filled day of kid’s activities and entertainment alongside thrilling racing. The Cusack Hotel Group Family Raceday takes place in the middle of July where all children aged 12 and under go free. Expect a great day out with face painting, bubble fun, magic shows, interactive racing experiences and much more. 

This year the newly formed Navan Racing Festival takes place on the 18th and 19th of November where top-class horses will grace the racetrack competing in historic races such as the Troytown Chase and Fortria Chase. The combination of these well- known classy races across the weekend paired with a lively entertainment line-up makes this a stellar festival not to be missed.

Check out the upcoming race meetings at Navan Racecourse and experience a proper day out.

By Road:
Navan is 48km north-west of Dublin on the N3. The Racecourse itself is on the R162 road.
From the M3, take Junction 8 and 9. From the M2, take the Junction for Slane and Navan.

By Bus:
Buses leave from Busaras (Dublin Central Bus Station) every hour to Navan, stopping about 3km from the course. Taxis are available in Navan town.

By Rail:
Drogheda (24km) is the closest railway station. Pre-arranged taxi to Navan are best advised from there.

By Air:
Dublin airport is 63 km away.

Navan Racecourse,


Navan, Co Meath 

C15 A623

+353 046 9021350
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