Leopardstown Racecourse – Family Fun Day

Derby Trial Stakes – Sunday 7th May 2023

Leopardstown Racecourse invite you to their Family Fun Day featuring the Derby Trial Stakes Day. A Family Fun Day that is not to be missed. Their Family Fun Day offers lots of FREE FAMILY FUN entertainment. If you’re a lover of horseracing, their family fun day events are the perfect way to introduce children of all ages to the exciting world of racing.

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As well as an 8 Race card, which features the Group 3 Derby Trial Stakes and The Group 3 Amethyst Stakes, there will also be a jam-packed schedule of entertainment and attractions for all ages. Come and enjoy the fun with –

  • The return of Waffles the Wonderful
  • Custard Pie Puppet Shows
  • Reptile Zoo
  • Circus Skills Workshop
  • Face Painting
  • Large outdoor games
  • Farm petting zoo
  • and the return of the incredibly popular Clayton Hotel Leopardstown Hobby Horse Cup!

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Leopardstown Family Fun Events

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Tickets – Advanced online sale price

  • Children U12 go free (when accompanied by an adult)
  • Children 13-17 – €5
  • Adults – €20  – Senior/Student -€15
  • Premium Level €50

RACE SCHEDULE  Sunday, 7th May 2023
13:05 The John R Fitzpatrick Agricultural Contractor Maiden of €13,500
13:40 The Captain Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial Maiden of €13,500
14:15 The Cornelscourt Stakes of €50,000 (Group 3)
14:30 The Amethyst Stakes of €50,000 (Group 3)
15:25 The Derby Trial Stakes of €70,000 (Group 3)
16:00 The Clayton Hotel Leopardstown Fillies Maiden of €12,500
16:35 The 19th May Friday Night Party at Leopardstown Handicap of €16,000
17:10 The Fund A New Home For Festina Lente Handicap of €12,000

Confirmations and Communions – Family Special Offer

Celebrate your little one’s Big Day at Leopardstown and enjoy a A La Carte dining in the 1888 Restaurant. For this special family occasion the Celebrant can dine free and enjoy all the excitement Leopardstown has to offer on a race day. Package includes raceday admission, a reserved table for the day, a la carte menu, race programmes, tote facilities and complimentary parking. To avail of this Family Offer please call the Hospitality Team on 01-2890500 who will organise a reservation for you.


How To Get To Leopardstown Racecourse

There are a number of options available when travelling to Leopardstown Racecourse. Car parking is free, but we do advise customers to allow ample time for the journey on racedays.

A complimentary shuttle bus service is offered on all race meetings from the Sandyford Luas stop. Additional services are provided from Blackrock Dart Station and Heuston station for major festivals. Look here for more information.

Get to Leopardstown by car

Leopardstown is very accessible by car, easily accessed from the M50. Take exit 15 off the M50 (cross the flyover if coming from south) and follow the signs for Leopardstown Racecourse. Parking is free so early arrival is advised on race days to ensure you get a spot. From Dublin city centre: Take the N11 (Stillorgan dual carriageway) heading towards the southeast, past Stillorgan. Turn right at traffic lights onto Leopardstown Road R113 signposted Leopardstown. Continue straight and Leopardstown’s entrance is on the left just before the traffic lights.

Get to Leopardstown by LUAS (tram)

The LUAS offers a regular service from Dublin City Centre to Sandyford that takes about 20 minutes. The racecourse is only a short walk from the Sandyford station and Leopardstown also provide a complimentary shuttle bus service on race days. The bus service runs 30 minutes prior to gate opening times until 30 minutes after the bars on site close. This service runs from car park A on the Leopardstown Road.