Gowran Park Racecourse, Gowran

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Gowran Park is a horse race course in County Kilkenny, Ireland. It is located in the Annely Estate near the village of Gowran.The first meeting was held in 1914. and the first ever racecourse commentary in Ireland took place here in 1952.

Gowran Park hosts 16 race days throughout the year with both National Hunt and Flat meetings.

The racing season at Gowran Park has quality fixtures spread evenly throughout the year starting with the Thyestes Handicap Chase in January.
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  • Liaised by email, with Catherine at Gowran Park who organised a brilliant table in the restaurant, for my elderly dad (93yrs), to watch the racing. Easy parking, clear instructions on where to pick...  more »
  • We were running on the Saturday here until a freak storm happened and it got postponed to the following Thursday. Eddie was amazing as too point us in the direction of a yard that would lend us some.....  more »
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  • Lovely race course great day to be had if going we went with a group and had the restaurant booked great view from the balcony and staff were fantastic and really friendly I cant recommended it enough
  • Fun Family Day out at the Gowran Festival of Speed well organised great selection for all age groups the opportunity to race around the track was amazing

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