Navan Racecourse

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Navan Racecourse is a horse racing venue at Proudstown near Navan, County Meath, Ireland, approximately 48 kilometres from Dublin. The course stages Flat racing but is best known for National Hunt racing.[1] Navan Racecourse is owned by Horse Racing Ireland.[2]

The course is one and a half miles round with a home straight of three-and-a-half furlongs, left-handed with wide sweeping bends and an uphill finish from two furlongs out. There is a straight sprint course of six furlongs.[3][4]

Major races[edit]

Navan Racecourse stages the Grade One Navan Novice Hurdle in December and several Grade Two races including the Lismullen Hurdle and the Boyne Hurdle.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Navan Racecourse - History / Profile". Retrieved 2011-10-09. 
  2. ^ "Go Racing - Horse Racing Ireland". Retrieved 2011-02-24. 
  3. ^ White, John (1992). The Racegoers' Encyclopedia. Collins Willow. p. 142. ISBN 0-00-218404-4. 
  4. ^ "Navan Racecourse - The Course". Retrieved 2011-10-09. 

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