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Point-to-Point racing has a long and rich history at the scenic location of Fairwood Park, Tinahely, since 1989. Fairwood Park also plays host to the Tinahely Agricultural Show each summer which is one of Ireland's longest running agricultural show.
Jamie Codd, who is the second winning-most point-to-point rider in the history of the sport became the first modern day rider to ride all six winners on the one card at Tinahely in October 2011.
Previous track winners to have won at Tinahely include former Grade One winner Fundamentalist and Cheltenham Gold Cup runner-up On His Own.
Tinahely Point-to-Point Races
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How To Get There
From Dublin – Take the M50 southbound and turn onto the M11. At Junction 16, take the R772 to Rathnew. Continue on the R752/753 where the track will be sign posted.
From Waterford – Take the N9 until junction 5 where you need to take the N80 exit for Carlow/Rosslare.
Tinahely point-to-point is located an hour and forty minutes from Dublin airport.
Did You Know?
“Former champion rider Jamie Codd achieved the remarkable feat of winning all six races on the Tinahely card in October 2011”.
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We are very lucky to have the use of a large shed on the grounds which we divide up into three sections. (1) Jockeys changing room, (2) Secretary/declarations area and (3) Hospitality area which provides free food to owners, trainers, helpers etc.
We also have a separate area for the Turf Club Stewards.
We have the services of some great fast food providers who provide chips, burgers, hot beverages etc, so welcome especially if the weather is a little cold.
As mentioned previously we also provide food free of charge to racing connections.
As a result of the very strict drink driving laws a few years ago we decided to discontinue providing or selling alcohol.
However people can bring their own and some wonderful and exotic beverages can be seen taken out of the back of cars and trucks.
As a large number of the people attending our point-to-point are there purely for the races we try to concentrate solely on providing the best racing possible.
Over the years, after the last official race we have ran a very popular race confined to our hunting members riding their hunters. We have not been in a position to run this for the last few years but hope to start doing so again.