History of Listowel Races
The origin of Listowel Races can be traced all the way back to an annual gathering at Ballyeigh, Ballybunion, about nine miles from Listowel.
Summer Festival 30th May – 1st June
Saturday 30th May
Join us, on the first day of the Summer Festival where we kick off three days of racing for 2020.
Sunday 31st May
Summer Festival & day 2, with Kerry Group Family Day and our Fashion Competition, 2020.
Monday 1st June
Join us for a great days racing on the third and final day of the Summer Festival.
Harvest Festival 20th – 26th September
Seven Day Racing Tickets
Buy your seven days racing tickets and benefit from the overall reduction in cost.
Sunday 20th September
It’s traditional to open the Harvest Festival with a day of fun for all the family. This day out has become very popular ever since we made Sunday the focus for the family.
Monday 21st September
By Monday, we are just getting into our stride for the second days racing at Listowel. On this second day of our race week, we generally see a different crowd, veteran punters and newbies roam the course looking for that elusive tip that might ‘set you up for the day’, as some might say.
Tuesday 22nd September
Day 3 at Listowel with promises of a great week ahead.
Wed. 23rd September
Day 4 at Listowel and it’s a big one, the Guinness Kerry National.
Thursday 24th September
Day 5 at Listowel with great racing and the Best Dressed Man fashion awards.
Ladies Day 25th Sept.
Day 6 and it promises to be a fantastic day of fashion and racing.
Saturday 26th September
Day 7 at Listowel and we finish with our Vintage Day.
There are those who say that Listowel is the jewel in the crown of Irish Steeplechase racing. Pat Healy shares his thoughts on the week of ‘Listowel Races’.