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Horse Racing

Horse racing excitement in the Boyne Valley

Horse racing on the beach

Where better to go racing than in Meath? There is plenty of choice. National Hunt and flat racing are regularly held at Fairyhouse (home of the Irish Grand National) and at Bellewstown (for over 300 years).

Navan Racecourse is one of the finest possible tests for National Hunt horses, whilst Laytown Races is a unique event where the horses race on the beach.

Find out more about horse racing on the Boyne Valley website.

Bellewstown Racecourse

Bellewstown racecourse, on the Hill of Crockafotha in Co Meath, 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.

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Fairyhouse Race Course

Fairyhouse, a venue steeped in history, with a tradition of hospitality and a reputation for entertaining. Home to the Irish Grand National since 1870, Fairyhouse Racecourse is located at Ratoath just 15 miles from Dublin City Centre.

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Navan Racecourse

Navan Racecourse has been recognised as one of the fastest growing racetracks in the country. Located just north of Dublin in the heart of County Meath, easily accessible from Newry and the north  It's central location in Meath's Royal County, makes an ideal choice to visit.

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