Summary (for full review click link below)

Undoubtedly the most unusual and unique course in the UK and Ireland. Racing take place on the beach at low tide, with all races run on a straight course over six and seven furlongs. The date of the single meeting changes from year to year, depending on the tides.


Admission is €15, OAP's and students €9. Under 14's admitted free.


Laytown is 46km north of Dublin, close to the main N1 Dublin - Belfast road.

There are regular train services from Dublin and Drogheda to Laytown station. A special bus service operates from Drogheda on race days.


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Web Site: the course does not have a web site.

Last Reviewed: September 2008

Telephone: 041 984 2111

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Race Meeting Reports:

11th September 2008