Family Day Kicks Off A Week Of Racing In Listowel

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Aishling O’Connell from Tralee at the launch of the Listowel Races last month.

MUNSTER’S biggest and best Racing Festival – the 7 day Listowel Harvest Races – begins tomorrow and continues until next Saturday.

As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised an extensive range of free entertainment, starting with the Kerry Group Family Day tomorrow.

Plus, new this year, you can join the conversation on Social Media and be in with a chance of winning €300.

Listowel Races are inviting everyone to share a photo with the Hashtag #listowelraces that captures the feeling of the serious racing, fun and style that is synonymous with Listowel.

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To enter simply take a photo  & hashtag #listowelraces on Instagram or Facebook. The image and caption should show the feeling of being at the races in Listowel, so be creative as this can be widely interpreted!

The judges will select 10 finalists from the entries and there will be an online public vote on Thursday, September 12th and the overall winner will receive €300 cash!

Attracting huge crowds from all over Ireland and abroad, this celebrated 7 day festival once again promises to live up to its reputation for Serious Racing, Serious Fun and Sensational Style.

Renowned as one of the longest established race meetings in Ireland, this year the total Prize Money over the 7 days is €1.343,500.

Racing highlights include the €40,000 Kerry Group Handicap Steeplechase (Sunday 8th); the €200,000 Guinness Kerry National Handicap Steeplechase, Grade A (Wednesday 11th) and the €100,000 Ladbrokes Ireland Handicap Hurdle, Grade B (Thursday 12th). Social highlights include the Kerry Group Family Day on Sunday 8th, the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day on Friday 13th and the Listowel Tidy Towns / An Taisce sustainable focussed fashion competition on  Saturday 14th of September, the closing day of the 2019 festival.

For more information or to book tickets online visit Follow the hashtag #listowelraces for updates and use the hashtag to join the conversation!

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