Horse racing at Bellewstown Racecourse, on the Hill of Crockafotha in Co. Meath, is beautifully situated with magnificent views of the Mountains of Mourne to the north and the Irish Sea to the east. The tradition of summer racing at Bellewstown dates back centuries and the first record of racing here appears in the August edition of the Dublin Gazette and the Weekly Courier in 1726.
This superb one mile and one furlong left handed course, in a truly unique location, features both flat and hurdle racing. Bellewstown Races are synonymous with top class racing, wonderful summer evenings, family entertainment and ladies day races which add to the fun.
Bellewstown Racecourse hosts two summer festivals each year, one in July and one in August. This years extended July festival will take place from Wednesday the 3rd of July to Saturday the 6th of July. Their second festival will take place on Wednesday the 28th and Thursday the 29th of August.