Two day fixture for Sligo Races

Sligo Races two day annual fixture takes place on Wednesday & Thursday, August 8 & 9.

Sligo Races two day annual fixture takes place on Wednesday & Thursday, August 8 & 9.

The first race on Wednesday is at 5.40pm. It is a seven race all flat programme with the feature race being the Connacht Oaks Fillies Handicap of €30K sponsored by the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund.

Thursday, August 9, is Ladies Day and the card is a seven race all National Hunt card with the first race off at 5.35pm. There are four sponsored races with the feature race being The Guinness Sligo Handicap of €20,000 run over 2 ½ miles.

It is that time of year again for all fashionistas of the North West as Ladies Day is once again upon us. This year Sligo Racecourse is delighted to welcome Littlewoods Ireland as sponsor of the Best Dressed Lady Competition.

The fabulous first prize on offer is a €2,000 shopping spree with Littlewoods Ireland and nine finalists will receive a €100 Littlewoods Ireland voucher. The celebrity fashion judge is Sile Seoige.

Admission Prices Adults €15, OAP’s and Students €10, all children are free, Group rates are also available prior purchase necessary.

There is a special two day offer - €25 to include admission and race card each day. Book on line or purchase on or before Tuesday August 7.