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A great time for a trip to Tipp

Super Sunday takes place at Tipperary Races tomorrow, Sunday, October 2nd. Conveniently located adjacent to Limerick Junction, this action-packed raceday is their biggest of the season. Tipperary is a real jewel in the crown when it comes to equestrian experiences here in Ireland.

To celebrate Super Sunday 2022, Tipperary Races is offering a great value Bulmers Bundle with admission, a racecard, a pint, a €10 food voucher and a €5 bet, all included for €29. Live music in the Bulmers Marquee is free for all to enjoy, ensuring a great atmosphere between races and at the popular après racing party.

For those wishing to sample the premier county’s finer racing hospitality, look no further than the High Chaparral Restaurant package. It offers a wonderful 3-course meal with admission, racecard, a reserved table for the day and wonderful views overlooking the entire racecourse all for €65 per person.

Not to be forgotten, children under the age of 14 go racing in Tipperary for free in Tipperary when accompanied by an adult. Ger’s Animal Farm will be on-site, offering a chance to see and pet the many animals on display throughout the day.

Top class racing includes the Group 3 Coolmore US Navy Flag Concorde Stakes, O’Dwyer’s Steel Dundrum Grade 3 Novice Chase, Joe Mac Grade 3 Novice Hurdle and the Horse and Jockey Hotel Grade 3 Hurdle.

Mentioning the Horse and Jockey Hotel, why not extend your trip to Tipperary Races with a stay at the popular four-star family run hotel? The Horse and Jockey is a charming and centrally located hotel offering delicious food, excellent leisure and spa facilities and gift shopping.

Enjoy overnight accommodation in one of their well-appointed bedrooms, with an evening meal, breakfast the following morning and full use of the Leisure & Hydrology area, prices starting from €223.00 for two.

Another good option to consider is the Ballykisteen Hotel adjacent to the racecourse. Also, a four-star hospitality provider Ballykisteen offers a leisure centre, spa and 18-hole golf course to enjoy.

Luxury experience

And for those seeking a unique luxury experience, the five-star Cashel Palace Hotel will not disappoint, with a dedicated Equine Concierge and packages featuring exclusive access to world-renowned Ballydoyle training stables.

A warm welcome awaits at the stunning walled town of Fethard, home to world-famous Coolmore Stud and the exquisite Fethard Horse Country Experience, a must for any horse racing enthusiast. The heritage towns of Cashel and Cahir are also a wonderful addition to any travel itinerary with castles, excellent food, tracks and trails aplenty.

Tipperary Mountain Trekking, located close to Borisoleigh offers treks suitable for all levels of experience. If the great outdoors and activities are your thing, visiting Lough Derg is a must, recently named among the top 20 holiday destinations in Ireland.

Book online

Super Sunday at Tipperary Races offers a great day out and a perfect Autumn break for the outdoor-loving equestrian enthusiasts looking for something exciting to do next weekend. To book race tickets online, visit

To enjoy a racing staycation visit for inspiration on where to stay, things to do and sample itineraries that are sure to be a ‘winner alright’.

There is racing on Sunday and Monday in Tipperary. This month racing also takes place in the premier county with Thurles on Thursday 6th and 20th and Clonmel on Thursday 27th, so why not make a plan to start your weekend early and enjoy a racing centric trip to Tipp this Autumn!

AIR wishes all the team at Tipperary, Thurles and Clonmel racecourses the very best of luck ahead of their upcoming fixtures.

By Leo Powell

Irish Feild


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