Sunday, 24 March 2019

Irish Racecourses: Downpatrick

Downpatrick racecourse
Downpatrick is a small town about 20 miles from Belfast in County, Northern Ireland.The population is just under 20,000. Did you know that Downpatrick cathedral is said to be the burial ground of St Patrick who was known as the ''Apostle of Ireland'' and patron saint of Ireland.    

Downpatrick is one of two racecourses in Northern Ireland. The other is Down Royal.  

Its history dates back 300 from 1685. It is one mile away from this historic town. With a strong local following, this is one of the friendliest courses you can visit. 

Downpatrick is is just under 100 hundred miles from Dublin and 28 miles from Belfast. 

Nearest airport is Bishops Court just over 1 mile from the course. 

Flat racing:

This right-handed oval and undulating course over 11 furlong circuit. A short 1 furlong uphill run in. No draw advantage. 

National Hunt racing:

This right-handed oval and undulating course over 11 furlong circuit. A short 1 furlong uphill run in. There 5 hurdles and 7 fences. 
  
Contact details:

Ladies at Downpatrick Downpatrick Racecourse 
71 Lismore Road 
Bishopcourt 
Downpatrick 
BT30 7EY

Tel: 48 446 12054
Fax: 48 448 42227 

Email: info@downpatrickracecourse.co.uk  

Website: http://www.downpatrickracecourse.co.uk/  

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