About Tipperary Racecourse
Tipperary Racecourse is a racecourse just a couple miles north of Tipperary; county Tipperary, Ireland. It lies in the centre of the N24; the main road connecting Limerick to Waterford. This has meant there’s easy access to Tipperary Racecourse from both cities; which in turn has made it a trendy venue each time race day rolls around.
While it may not be the oldest racecourse in the area; Tipperary Racecourse can boast horse racing here dates as far back as 1848! However, in 1916 the racecourse changed its venue to its current location.
The track at Tipperary racecourse offers both national hunt and flat racing. This is similar to most other venues in Ireland. The course runs left-handed and covers a distance of one mile, two-furlongs. This includes a five-furlong sprint which joins up to the main track at the start of the sprint.
There are a few races of notoriety which run each year at Tipperary. Most of these races take place towards the end of the year in October. They do, however, include a mix of Flat; Hurdle, and Chase races at either group two or three.
Of all these races, the one that stands out is the Tipperary Hurdle. The TH is the only grade two race that takes place at Tipperary Racecourse each year. It has a distance of two miles and is a hurdle race for horses aged four or older.
Due to its location, Tipperary Racecourse will always be a hotbed of activity for both trainers and fans alike. However, the facilities on offer at Tipperary leave nothing to be desired, which in turn makes it a fantastic location for a day out! The facilities include multiple bars, a high-dining room, as well as a self-serving restaurant as well!