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Longines Irish Champions Weekend 2016


Leopardstown: Saturday 10th September 2016
The Curragh: Sunday 11th September 2016
Gates Open 12pm | First Race 3:30pm | Last Race 7:20pm (approx times)

Longines Irish Champions Weekend is a spectacular two-day meeting featuring ten Group races (Five Group 1 races) run across two legendary Irish racecourses. This year’s weekend showcases the iconic fixtures, the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes and the Palmerstown House Estate Irish St. Leger. With prize money exceeding €4.5 million, it is one of the richest and most glamorous meetings on the international racing calendar. It’s a weekend not to be missed!

Food & Drink

You won’t go hungry or thirsty at Leopardstown with our superb value Champions Bundle ticket! Whether it’s a group of two or twenty two, this Bundle ticket is ideal for an informal, relaxed day while enjoying the thrill of racing and the legendary atmosphere of Longines Irish Champions Weekend.

Champion Bundle Ticket €35 includes:
· Admission to racing
· €10 Food voucher*
· €5 Tote betting voucher


Longines Prize For Elegance

Given the calibre of the racing, the style stakes are equally as high at the Longines Irish Champions weekend. This year is the second running of the Longines Prize for Elegance and it is open to all race goers on the two days with a prize fund of over €25,000 to be won across the weekend. The Prize for Elegance combines shopping experiences from Ireland’s elite fashion houses. Longines will also gift the male and female winners each day with elegant timepieces from their latest collection. Register here

Champion Hat
This year we have introduced a new fashion concept to day one of Longines Irish Champions Weekend – Champion Hat sponsored by Moët & Chandon. Champion Hat competition will be solely judged on the hat or headpiece inviting entrants to be as creative or as subtle as they wish. Broadcaster Rachel Wyse and Cathy Donoghue, Fashion and Beauty editor of Her.ie will be on hand to judge the competition.

The Champion Hat winner will receive a weekend stay in the 5 star Merrion Hotel, along with a magnum of Moët & Chandon to enjoy on the day at Leopardstown and another to enjoy during their stay at the Merrion Hotel.

For more info and tickets go to www.leopardstown.com