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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…

Billy Lee Gowran Park

The Inside Track with Billy Lee Ireland is blessed with an abundance of top jockeys at present and Billy Lee from Limerick is right up there with the best of them. We caught up Billy to get the inside track on his career to date, his big wins, his horses for 2020 and a few…

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The name Heffernan does not feature in the list of most common Irish surnames however in sporting circles they punch well above their weight. Think of Heffo’s Army, Christy the towering Kilkenny full forward and of course the nations favourite walker; Rob, amongst his numerous world medals he also featured at Cheltenham albeit in that…

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….

Colin Keane Inside track Q&A

We caught up with top Irish jockey for a quick Q&A and he reveals some things we never knew about the former champion jockey. D.O.B: 12/09/1994 Lives: Trim, Co.Meath Earliest memory of horses: riding my old pony Snowy around the fields at home First job in racing: working for my Father, Gerry Keane First winner…

Covid 19 Latest

As everyone is well aware racing has been suspended due to the Covid 19 Pandemic. We do hope everyone is staying safe and well. At present we are working with a skeleton crew of staff to maintain our racecourse & golf club to its usual high standard in preparation for the recovery. When this passes…

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…

Monalee Rachael Blackmore Gowran park

Date: Saturday 15th February Gates Open: two hours before the first race First Race: 1.10pm Last Race: 4.39pm Connolly’s Red Mills Style Event: The Style Quarter returns again this year with fashion shows throughout the day hosted by TV Stylist Marietta Doran, as well as a pop-up shop featuring all of the best clothing, footwear…

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