Horse Racing/ Goresbridge Horse Sales
Gowran Race Park
Located on the picturesque Lord Annaly Estate in the heart of County Kilkenny, Gowran Park is the only Grade 1 horse racing course in the South East of Ireland. Gowran Park has developed into one of Ireland's most picturesque race courses. The track hosts 16 race meetings throughout the year featuring both National Hunt and Flat Race Meetings.
The Step House Hotel is only 10 minutes from Gowran and taxis can be organised from reception.
Set in the heart of Ireland’s horse breeding country, on the banks of the River Barrow, Goresbridge Horse Sales were founded in 1968, and have since developed into one of the world’s leading sport horse auction centres. As a source of champions, their record at Goresbridge is unbeatable. In every sphere of the international horse world, Goresbridge graduates are included in the best. While their world beating champions fly the Irish flag, thousands of ponies and hunters purchased for those who ride for fun.
Check www.irishhorse.com for current update on their sale card.