Roscommon Racecourse situated just minutes away from Roscommon town centre on the Castlebar Road is an extremely popular racetrack in the heart of Ireland. A summer track with nine fixtures this year beginning in May, Roscommon racecourse caters for all ages with live music, food and drink.
Hosting both flat and jump racing, meetings are regularly held in the evening time proving to be popular amongst locals and tourists. The course is a right-handed track, of one mile and two furlongs in length with a marked incline to the winning post.
With stand-out jump races including the Connaught National Handicap Chase and the Grade 3 Kilbegnet Novice Chase usually held in September the racecourse draws in classy horses along with huge crowds. The Listed Lenebane Stakes, one of Roscommon’s most prestigious flat races entices some of flat racings greatest trainers to take each other on at the track. The mid-summer Ladies Day at Roscommon racecourse is one to note with great prizes up for grabs.
Check out the upcoming race meetings at Roscommon Racecourse and experience a proper day out.
From Athlone - travel 30km north-west along the N61
From Longford - travel 30km west along the N63
From Mullingar - travel 64km west along the R392
From Galway - travel 77km north-east along the N63
From Sligo - travel 84km south-west along the N4 and N61
From Castlebar - travel 85km east along the N60
From Dublin (M50) - travel 145km west along the M4 and M6 N61
Roscommon Town is served by the Dublin (Heuston) to Westport line. The Station is just a short Taxi journey away from the Racecourse and is also located adjacent to a Hotel.
Galway Airport and Ireland West Airport Knock are both approximately one hour from Roscommon.