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Sizzling Summer in Store at Naas Racecourse

Summer Racing & BBQ Evenings

Naas Racecourse has announced what is in store for the upcoming 2023 summer season at the track.

Traditional Irish folk and ballad band, The Kilkenny’s, will kick off the first of three Summer Racing & BBQ dates on Wednesday evening, June 28th. The evening also features the Listed Al Shira'aa Racing Irish EBF Naas Oaks Trial, the 2020 renewal of the race was won by the Ger Lyons-trained Even So, who confirmed the calibre of the Naas trial when going on to win the Irish Oaks at The Curragh on her next start.

The second Summer Racing & BBQ meeting will take place on a Saturday afternoon, July 8th on the Naas Town Goes Racing Day. The race day aims to encourage locals to embrace their local racetrack and incorporates something for everyone including great racing, summer BBQ, family fun activities, charity mascot race and live music after racing from BAZZA - DJ, sax & drums.

The last Wednesday evening meeting will take place on July 26th which features the Listed Yeomanstown Stud Irish EBF Stakes and will once again host well-known band, After Dark, playing live after racing.

The BBQ packages start from just €30 with the BBQ Pavilion Package €55. The BBQ Pavilion is located adjacent to the parade ring and the package includes admission to the races, a race card, a full BBQ meal, reserved table in the pavilion and access to live music after racing. There are also general admission tickets available for €15 for racing and music.

Niamh Byrne, Marketing Manager at Naas Racecourse said: "The Summer Racing & BBQ meetings at Naas provide the perfect opportunity to get a group of friends, family or work colleagues together to enjoy good racing, music and delicious food. There is always a great buzz around the track on these evenings and we look forward to kicking off the Summer Season on Wednesday June 28th.”

Racing on both Wednesday evenings will start at approximately 5.30pm, with the Saturday July 8th being an earlier start of 2.10pm. Admission and hospitality tickets to the races with access to live music after racing are all available online at www.naasracecourse.com.

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