Bellewstown racecourse

On the hill of Crockafotha in County Meath, this course is beautifully situated in a rural setting with magnificent views of the Mountains of Mourne to the north and the Irish Sea to the east. It can be found just off the main Dublin to Belfast road and is 23 miles north of Dublin and seven miles south of Drogheda

It is left-handed and about a mile and a half in circumference with a furlong straight. Racing first took place in February 1859.

Address: Belllowstown Racecourse, Cames Road, Co Meath, Republic of Ireland
Tel: 041 982 3614
Website: http://www.bellewstownraces.ie
Email: Kevin Coleman kevin@bellewstownraces.ie
Admission: (Euros): Adult €15; Students/Senior Citizens €8; Children (under 16) Free
Road: The racecourse is situated off the main Dublin/Belfast Road (N1). Follow the appropriate signs
Rail: The nearest station is Gormanstown and the nearest main station is Drogheda
Car park: €1 per car
Flat: A left-handed undulating sharp track of 9f with a 3f run-in and an uphill finish. Draw advantage - low numbers best.
Jumps: Steeplechasing ceased in 1977, the hurdle races are run with 5 hurdles per circuit.