STRADBALLY

Gates Open: 12:30 pm
First Race: 2:30 pm
Admission Prices: €10 and €5 for OAP's
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Track Biography:

Laois Foxhounds have held Point-to-Point meetings at Stradbally Hall in Stradbally, Co Laois for almost twenty years.

We are very lucky to have such a picturesque setting where spectators have a view of the full course which runs over beautiful parkland.

Two meetings are held each year, one on mid-April and one in mid-May. Ease of access and the unique setting make this a very popular event.

 

Stradbally Point-to-Point Races

Stradbally Hall,

Stradbally,

Co. Laois

 

Contact Details

David  Lalor - 0872542114

How To Get There

By Road:

Stradbally, on the N80, is located 12km from Portlaoise. With the exception of those travelling from the South East, exit the M7 at Junction 15 and take the N80 straight into the town. Stradbally Hall is on the right as you drive down the main street.

If travelling from the South East, take the N80 from Carlow or the N78 from Kilkenny taking a right turn in Castlecomer, to join the N80. Stradbally Hall is on the left as you drive up the main street.

By Air:

Stradbally point-to-point is located an hour and fifteen minutes from Dublin Airport.
 

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Free parking is available for all spectators. Disabled persons displaying the relevant windscreen sticker will be accommodated in a suitable location close to the track and facilities. It is advised that they make themselves known to the stewards who will be clearly identified by “hi-vis” stewards jackets.

Temporary toilets are provided in a number of locations on site.

Changing facilities for babies and toddlers can be provided, if needed, in the ladies changing area.

Disabled persons requiring toilet facilities will be accommodated in the adjoining stable yard at the Equestrian Centre.

Outside caterers provide hot food options to order in the form of burgers and chips and similar fast food options. These are located near the parade ring and bookmakers.

The venue lends itself very well to family picnics when the weather is favourable.  Separate catering facilities are provided for sponsors and officials.

Coffee Express offer a selection of coffees and hot drinks while the fast food caterers offer soft drinks.

There is no bar on site but there are a number of local hostelries in Stradbally where you can either celebrate a win or alternatively wonder where it all went wrong.

There is no official dress code. Smart casual attire is advised but most importantly, it should be suited to the weather on the day.
Dogs are more than welcome but must be kept on a lead at all times.
Stradbally Hall is a beautiful venue and when the weather is favorable, it is a wonderful setting for an afternoon picnic. We encourage this and have seen many groups enjoy everything from mini BBQ on a sunny afternoon to hot-toddies during chillier weather.
Kid?s entertainment is provided typically in the form of a bouncy castle or a similar attraction depending on the weather.
There is no ATM at the course but there is an ATM in Supervalu which is located across the road from the entrance to Stradbally Hall.

Stradbally Hall is a very picturesque venue that is easy to access from all routes. It is well known as the location for the Electric Picnic Festival which is held in September.

With a superb view of the track, this event is ideal for those who would like to enjoy a picnic while watching the racing.

Parking is available very close to the final fence and finish line.

Children’s entertainment is provided. This is typically a bouncy castle or similar attraction depending on the weather at the time.

Further information can be found on Laois Hunt Facebook page closer to the date of the event.

Occasionally, supplementary entertainment such as cossack riding, side-saddle and best dressed ladies and gents competitions are organised.

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