Clonmel Racecourse

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Clonmel Racecourse (Powerstown Park) is a horse racing venue in the town of Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland which stages both National Hunt and Flat racing.

The course is located in the Powerstown area of the town 2km from the town centre. It is a right handed track of one and a quarter miles with a stiff uphill finish. Racing has taken place at the venue for over 150 years. In November, the Grade 2 Clonmel Oil Chase, has been contested and won by some notable horses including Beef or Salmon in 2002.[1]

Notable races[edit]

Month DOW Race Name Type Grade Distance Age/Sex
February Thursday Mercedes-Benz Novice Hurdle Hurdle Grade 3 3m 4yo +
November Thursday Clonmel Oil Chase Chase Grade 2 2m 4f 5yo +
November Thursday T.A. Morris Memorial Mares Chase Chase Grade 3 2m 4f 5yo + m

References[edit]

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

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