Racing from Bellewston racecourse dates back to the 1700s where the first record of races made it into the Dublin Gazette. Based on the Hill of Crockafotha in County Meath Bellewstown is situated near the picturesque Mountains of Mourne.
Bellewstown is left-handed track which hosts flat and hurdle racing and is one mile, one furlong in distance. An excellent family atmosphere Bellewstown racecourse offers a wide range of entertainment with specific ladies day gaining a whole host of spectators.
Its two main festivals come in the Summer with one taking place in July and the other in August, as they utilise the good weather to put on a wonderful day's entertainment for racegoers.
The big events coming your way from Bellewstown.
Address: Bellewstown, Co Meath, Ireland
Flat: Bellewstown is a sharp left-handed track of nearly nine furlongs. The bend at the southern end of the track has been cambered since 1993.
Road: Exit M1 at Julianstown/Drogheda South to join N1. 37 km N of Dublin, 11 km S of Drogheda.
Rail: Gormanstown or Drogheda