Category archive: News-Updates

Racing Return to Gowran Park

Top class racing will return to Gowran Park in June with three race meetings. Thursday 11th June, Wednesday 17th and Friday 19th June. All races will be behind closed doors as per the protocols outlined by Horse Racing Ireland. The really positive news for Kilkenny is RTE racing will broadcast live from Gowran Park on…

Declan McDonagh jockey at Gowran Park with Four White Socks

The Inside Track with Declan McDonogh We caught up with top Irish jockey Declan McDonogh for a quick chat about life during the Covid19 lockdown, racing overseas, Netflix, his Gowran Park highlights and much more. D.O.B: 21st January 1980 Lives: From Meath but living in Kildare since 2002 with his wife Eimear and daughter Poppy….

Ex Patriot Gowran park Holden Plant rentals Day

The finale of our National Hunt season comes to a close on Saturday 7th March with a 7 race card starting at 2pm. Gates Open: 12 noon First Race: 2.15pm Last Race: 5.40pm Entertainment: We have live music in the Thyestes Bar with Peter & Paul starting at 1.30pm until the first race and they…

One fifth of Gold Cup Entries may feature on Red Mills Chase

Just a day after the Red Mills Chase entries have been revealed the Gold Cup entries have been reduced to 20 and four of these horses might put their credentials on the line at Gowran Park in the aforementioned 2 mile 4 furlong race this Saturday. Chris’s Dream, Real Steel, Death Duty & Shattered Love…

Darasso at Gowran Park Red Mills Hurdle

Entries have been announced for the RED MILLS Hurdle and RED MILLS Chase at Gowran Park on Saturday, with both feature races now worth €60,000. The Grade 2 Connolly’s RED MILLS Chase looks like a very hot race. Willie Mullins has three in the field including the highest rated entry Real Steel, a Grade 2…

Traffic Management Goffs Thyestes Day Gowran Park

With expected high levels of traffic expected for racing at Gworan Park on Thursday race day patrons are asked to use the following routes Kilkenny City Via Bennetsbridge please follow directions to main car parks Dublin / Kildare / Carlow: Exit at Paulstown and follow directions to mill rd Car Park Enniscorthy via Borris: Please…

Gowran Park wins Best Race Course

At a star studded evening in Killeshee House Hotel, Gowran Park was announced as the Best Race Course in Ireland at the Stud & Stable Staff Awards sponsored by Godolphin. The judging committee commented on the huge strides made by the track in recent years including the doubling of the staff canteen, stable staff hospitality…

Insane Bolt Gowran Park Kilkenny

Date: Saturday 21st September Gates Open: 12 noon First Race: 1.35pm Last Race: 5.25pm   Our most prestigious flat race of the year takes place on this day, the Denny Cordell Lavarack Lanwades Stud Fillies Stakes. This Group 3 race was first run in 2006. Mick Kinane, Kieran Fallon, Johnny Murtagh and Kevin Manning have…

Gowran Park Ladies Day Winner 2019 Louise Allen

Ladies Day at Gowran Park – Saturday 27th July 2019 Gorgeous Gowran It was hot, hot, hot at Gowran Park on Saturday 27th July for their annual Ladies Day. The style was hot. The racing was hot and the weather gods gave us a scorcher. The style contestants of which there were hundreds were whittled…

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…

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