Thurles Racecourse

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Thurles Racecourse is a horse racing venue in the town of Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland which stages both National Hunt and Flat racing. Racing has taken place at Thurles since 1732 when a three-day festival took place at the venue.

The course is located 1.5km west of the town centre. The course is an oval right handed track of one and a quarter miles with 6 flights of hurdles and 7 steeplechase fences in each circuit. It is one mile, two furlongs long with a steep uphill finish.[1]


  1. ^ "Course Profile". Go Racing. Retrieved 19 September 2012. 

External links[edit]