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The Ormond Point to Point is staged on a Hunt Members farm just outside the village of Ballingarry (N52). It is run over 2 days, always the Sunday & Monday of the June Bank Holiday weekend, and is the final fixture of the Point to Point Season.
We have been fortunate enough to have many Point to Point champions crowned in Ballingarry. Derek O’Connor, Jamie Codd and Barry O’Neill have all won their titles at Ballingarry in recent times.
Ballingarry Point-to-Point Races
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How To Get There
From Dublin – Head south on M7 take exit for Roscrea. In Roscrea follow signposts to Shinrone. Enter Shinrone turn left into village and then right out of village. 6Km to Ballingarry. In Ballingarry turn right in front of The Glue Pot pub. Then left out of the village. The course is less than 1km out of village on the left.
From Tullamore – Through Birr at round about past Count Arms Hotel take 3rd exit following the signpost for Borrisokane. Next round about take 3rd exit. Remain on this road for approx. 8km to Ballingarry. Half way through the village turn right for Aglish. The course is less than 1km out of village on the left.
From Limerick – M7 North. Take 1st Exit for Nenagh. Follow the signs for Borrisokane (12 KM from Nenagh). In Borrisokane drive through the town, at the bottom of the town turn right following the signs for Birr and Ballingarry (5km). Half way through the village past the pub turn left out of the village. The course is less than 1km out of village on the left.
Our point-to-point is located an hour and three quaters from Cork and Shannon Aiports, and just two hours from Dublin Airport.
Did You Know?
“Over 1,200 races on the track in Ireland & Britain were won by horses who had started their careers in an Irish Point-to-Point”.
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We have a number of excellent facilities at the track. We are lucky to have an abundance of car parking space and parking is free to those attending the point to point.
The car park attendants will direct disabled patrons to a designated area in the car park. There will also be a dedicated section of the spectators’ area for disabled patrons. There will also be a portaloo suitable for disabled access.
There will be portaloos spread throughout the venue.
The Betting Ring is conveniently located in close proximately to the parade ring and track, throw an eye over the runners before deciding where to place your hard earned cash !
There will be food stalls and a seating area which will allow all race goers to enjoy the day in comfort.
We will have a number of food outlets located at the track for the day which will serve a wide range of hot and cold foods and snacks for our patrons to enjoy.
For something a little sweeter, there will be an Ice Cream Van and a number of confectionary stalls. There is sure to be something for everyone.