Local Amentities - Horse Racing
Fairyhouse Racecourse, Ratoath, Co.Meath, 5 minutes away
Fairyhouse has always been one of the finest and fairest racecourses and continues to attract the leading horses both on the flat and over jumps. Arkle, Desert Orchid, Flying Bolt, Captain Christy, Prince Regent, Persian War, L'escargot and more recently Istabraq, Bobbyjo, Florida Pearl and Limestone lad are just some of the legendary greats that have graced the almost 2 mile circuit.The racecourse opened The Powers Gold Label stand and the refurbished Jameson Stand in November 1999. Fairyhouse is now firmly established as one of the most modern facilities in the country, providing an outstanding level of comfort and service.
Tattersalls Ireland, Ratoath, Co. Meath, Ireland, 5 minutes away
Tattersalls Ireland is a world renowned bloodstock sales company. There are nine auctions that take place throughout the year in the Ratoath venue; the February National Hunt Sale, the New Select Point to Point and Horses in Training Sale, the Flat Breeze Up Sale, the select Derby Sale in June, the August National Hunt Sale, the New Elite Event Horse Sale, the September Yearling Sale, the November National Hunt Sale followed by the November Breeders Flat Sale.