Wexford Racecourse is located on the outskirts of the lively Wexford town, close to all major roadways. The racecourse has been developed in stages and is now one of the finest tracks of its kind in Ireland with the constant support of leading trainers, jockeys, public and without a doubt the locals.
Racing from March to November, Wexford racecourse is best known for its popular Friday evening meetings during the summer months. In May 2016, Wexford became a jumps only racecourse a year after switching from being a right-handed to a left-handed course. The best stables run their horses in the competitive racing programmes and this racecourse attracts a lot of crowds to witness the thrilling races. With 11 separate fixtures throughout the Wexford racing calendar with races of varying grades this racecourse always draws in a sizeable crowd.
There are numerous bars and restaurants, mobile food outlets, on-course betting facilities and free parking for everyone to avail of. With a mixture of weekday and weekend racing there are fixtures to suit everyone.
Check out the upcoming race meetings at Wexford Racecourse and experience a proper day out.
Wexford Racecourse is located 1km from Wexford town on the main Waterford road opposite Wexford General Hospital. Leave the N25 at the New Ross roundabout (Maldron Hotel) and travel towards Wexford town. The racecourse is 1 km on the right.
Irish Rail operates a train between Dublin/Wexford/Dublin 4 times daily, stopping at Bray, Wicklow, Gorey, Enniscorthy. See www.irishrail.ie for timetables.
A local bus, Wexford Bus, runs between Wexford Station and Wexford General Hospital regularly 17 times a day.
The nearest airport is Waterford Airport.