Appleman’s Cider Music Evenings at Gowran Park

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Appleman's Cider Music Evenings Gowran Park

Great Racing. Live Music. Food & Drinks.


Be it an evening with family and friends or a work night out, the Appleman’s Cider Race Evenings at Gowran Park is a fun filled experience for everyone. Whether it’s a platinum package to wow your corporate clients on the top floor overlooking the winning post or our BBQ by the track we have packages to suit all. Live music after racing is the ideal way to wind down your evening as the sun sets.


Dates: Wednesday May 8th, Wednesday May 29th & Wednesday August 14th

Gates Open
First Race 5.15pm
Last Race 8.35pm

Purchase your general admission tickets now online here with 33% off up to 48 hours in advance. Price €10
We offer Silver and Gold packages at all race days which can be purchased online up to 24 hours before racing.

Silver – €19, admission, race card, €5 drinks voucher & complimentary bus.
Gold – €29, admission, race card, €5 drinks voucher, €10 food voucher & complimentary bus.
Platinum packages for our rooftop restaurant with full corporate hospitality is €59 each and can be booked through our main office 056-7726229 or email

Book your tickets here.


Live music after racing

In addition to our corporate hospitality on the top floor of the grandstand. Our BBQ will be fired up and located close to the main stand with our chef making sure every burger is winner!

Complimentary Bus
we run a complimentary bus service for our race meetings. The bus can be picked up near the Castle Gates at the top of the parade in Kilkenny. It departs one hour before the first race and returns after racing.

At Gowran Park we offer complimentary parking beside the track.

Main sponsors for May 29th are Irish EBF, Think Print, Kilkenny Pembroke Hotel and Electro City.

Event Schedule
29th May 7 race card. All races will be flat.

5.15pm The Gowran Park Golf Club Claiming Race of €10,000 – 1 mile 1 furlong

5.50pm The Irish Stallion Farms EBF Median Auction Maiden of €19,500 – 1 mile 1 furlong

6.25pm  The Fillies Race of €15,500 – 1 mile 1 furlong

7pm The Think Print Handicap of €10,500 – 1 mile 1 furlong

7.30pm The Kilkenny Pembroke Hotel Fillies Maiden of €12,500 – 1 mile

8.05pm The 33% Off Tickets On Handicap of €12,000 – 1 mile

8.35pm The Kilkenny GAA Family Fun Day June 3rd Handicap of €11,000 – 7 furlongs