Going Report:

Friday, 3rd July at 12.30pm The going here at present is good/firm

St. Croan’s GAA Club – Fundraiser:

St. Croan’s GAA Club is running a fundraiser at Roscommon Racecourse on Tuesday, 7th July, 2015. They will have exclusive use of Big Red Barn on the evening. Racing, music and craic. Enquiries: 086 25499815

Funding of €370,000 announced

We are delighted to announce that Horse Racing Ireland have agreed to grant aid us on 10 different projects here over the next 5 years. The full announcement from Horse Racing Ireland is outlined below: Capital Development Grants of over €500,000 have been approved for Roscommon and Gowran Park racecourses under the Horse Racing Ireland Racecourse Capital Development scheme. Roscommon Racecourse will carry out major refurbishments with a total projected spend of close to €1 million, which qualifies for grant aid of over €370,000. In County Kilkenny, Gowran Park Racecourse will receive grant aid of almost €175,000 for projects costing …

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Fund Raiser – Irish Injured Jockey’s Fund:

# 5#-á5 Jockey Peter O’Reilly visited our course at 7:38am Sunday morning as part of his bid to ride a circuit at all 26 Racecourses in Ireland in 24 hours, as a fundraiser for the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund. You can donate to the cause at http://www.mycharity.ie/event/peter_oreilly_26_in_24_hours/
Peter is pictured being welcomed to the course by Manager Michael Finneran and later we see him (on the right) riding former Galway Hurdle winner Moon Dice. We thank trainer Paul Flynn for his assistance on Sunday

Síle Seoige to Judge SuperValu Ladies Day

There’s a little over two weeks to go until the SuperValu sponsored Ladies Day here at Roscommon Racecourse on Monday 6th July. With almost €3000 in prizes to be won and celebrity judge Síle Seoige casting an expert eye on the fashion it’s sure to be a great evening. Check out our video for a taste of what’s to come!