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]

Notable races[edit]

Month DOW Race Name Type Grade Distance Age/Sex
February Sunday Boyne Hurdle Hurdle Grade 2 2m 5f 5yo +
February Sunday Ten Up Novice Chase Chase Grade 2 3m 5yo +
February Sunday Flyingbolt Novice Chase Chase Grade 3 2m 1f 5yo +
March Saturday Webster Cup Chase Chase Grade 2 2m 4f 5yo +
April Saturday Ballysax Stakes Flat Group 3 1m 2f 3yo only
May Sunday Vintage Crop Stakes Flat Group 3 1m 6f 4yo +
November Sunday Lismullen Hurdle Hurdle Grade 2 2m 4f 4yo +
November Sunday Fortria Chase Chase Grade 2 2m 5yo +
November Sunday For Auction Novice Hurdle Hurdle Grade 3 2m 4yo +
November Sunday Monksfield Novice Hurdle Hurdle Grade 2 2m 4f 4yo +
December Sunday Tara Hurdle Hurdle Handicap 2m 4f 4yo +
December Sunday Navan Novice Hurdle Hurdle Grade 1 2m 4f 4yo +

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Navan Racecourse - History / Profile". Retrieved 9 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Go Racing - Horse Racing Ireland". Retrieved 24 February 2011.
  3. ^ White, John (1992). The Racegoers' Encyclopedia. Collins Willow. p. 142. ISBN 0-00-218404-4.
  4. ^ "Navan Racecourse - The Course". Retrieved 9 October 2011.

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