“ The gallops are open 7 days a week 365 days a year ”


  • 70 Miles of Grass Gallops
  • Approx 12 Miles of peat Gallops
  • 8 All Weather Tracks (2 sand & fibre, 1 polytrack, 5 woodchip)
  • New 2 furlong schooling strip
  • All maintained 365 days a year
  • A skilled and dedicated team of approximately 15 people maintains the gallops
  • Extensive Grass schooling facilties over Fences and Hurdles

Why the Curragh Training Grounds?

  • The Gallops are maintained to a very high standard in a unique venue
  • Centrally Located at Exit 12 off the M7 approximately 45 mins from Dublin Airport
  • The Heart of the Thoroughbred County and the Epicenter of Horseracing resources
  • The annual cost is very reasonable from only approx €3 a day
  • A daily gallop and schooling rate is also available for Non Curragh Based Trainers.

Also located in the heart of the thoroughbred county we have
a range of horse racing facilities

Veterinary Hospitals located near us


Dermot Weld —
“ The Curragh is unquestionably one of the finest training grounds in the world ”

John M Oxx —
“ Curragh Trainers are now reaping the benefits of the recent significant investment in the facilities of the Curragh Training Grounds. The Commitment to maintain and upkeep the gallops to the highest standards has ensured that trainers based on the Curragh continue to win top races all over the world ”

The late Dessie Hughes —
“The Curragh Training Grounds is the best place in Europe to train National Hunt and Flat Horses, the stats are there to prove it”