Naas Racecourse is based less than 1 mile from the town centre of Naas in Kildare and it is often referred to the Thoroughbred County. It holds both national hunt and flat meetings.
The course at Naas is a left handed over that is 1 and ½ miles that has two shoots of 2 furlongs. There is a run in of 4 furlongs with an uphill finish. The track consists of 6 hurdles and 8 fences.
The racecourse holds 15 meetings from January through to November. Key races here are the Coolmore Stud Fillies' Stakes which is held in June and the Blue Wind Stakes in May which are both group 3 races.
Low numbers are favoured in the draw in races of 5 or 6 furlongs.
Address: Woodlands Park, Tipper Road, Naas, Co Kildare, Ireland
Flat: Left-handed track with an uphill finish.
Road: 32km from Dublin city centre. Take turn for Naas off N7 South and the track is on left towards town. 130km N of Waterford and 165km W of Limerick.
Rail: Arrow rail service from Dublin Heuston to Sallins (about 5km) with feeder bus into Naas town. For more details contact Iarnrod Eireann (Irish Rail) at 00353 (0) 18 366 222
Air: Dublin (40km).