Wexford Course Guide

Wexford is located in the south-east corner of the country. It hosts 11 fixtures of both Flat and National Hunt racing between March and November. In 2015, the track went through the biggest change in its history, with the direction that the runners raced around the track being changed from right-handed to left-handed, resulting in the rather unique setup of the winning post being moved to beyond the spectator stands.

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An undulating, right-handed, rectangular track of under nine furlongs in extent. Although the two-furlong home straight is slightly uphill this is very much a sharp track with tight turns which favours the speedy, handy type, particularly the hurdles course which is on the inside of the chase one. There are six fences to a circuit of the chase course with only one in the finishing straight.


They only recently changed from right-handed to left-handed and while I haven’t rode around it since the change, I can see why the feedback has been good on it. They have an uphill finish now and in general it just seems a kinder track. You can get all sorts of ground there on the same day and I’d say it’s a very hard track to water, as there are a lot of undulations that would make it difficult to keep the ground uniform. The fences there were always fair.

View from the saddle: Charlie Swan
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Upcoming races
Results
1
17:35 Diageo Maiden Hurdle
3m | 5YO plus | 12 ran
  • Winner: Lowtown Charlie 6/4 Fav
  • Jockey: D J McInerney Trainer: J C McConnell
  • Owner: Derek Kierans
2
18:05 Audi Wexford Maiden Hurdle
2m 4f | 5YO plus | 10 ran
  • Winner: Poker D'ainay 5/4 Fav
  • Jockey: P Townend Trainer: W P Mullins
  • Owner: J R Brennan
3
18:35 Kehoe Brothers Machinery Handicap Hurdle
80-95
2m ½f | 4YO plus | 14 ran
  • Winner: Perfect Leader 4/1 JFav
  • Jockey: D E Mullins Trainer: Ms M Mullins
  • Owner: Patrick M Hogan
4
19:10 Neville Hotels Beginners Chase
3m 1f | 5YO plus | 7 ran
  • Winner: Plan Of Attack 9/4 2Fav
  • Jockey: Mr B O'Neill Trainer: H de Bromhead
  • Owner: Alan Halsall
5
19:40 J Donohoe BMW Chase
2m 4f | 5YO plus | 6 ran
  • Winner: Peregrine Run 10/11 Fav
  • Jockey: K C Sexton Trainer: Peter Fahey
  • Owner: V Byrne
6
20:15 Crown Bar Handicap Chase
0-109
2m 4f | 5YO plus | 11 ran
  • Winner: Arch Melody 6/1 C2Fav
  • Jockey: S F O'Keeffe Trainer: J Morrison
  • Owner: J Morrison
7
20:45 Cairde Loch Garman Mares Flat Race
2m 4f | 5YO to 7YO | 13 ran
  • Winner: Star Adventure 6/1
  • Jockey: Mr M J O'Hare Trainer: N Meade
  • Owner: Philip J Meade

Address & Contact

Wexford Racecourse
Bettyville
Newton Road
Wexford
087 3828099
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