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**Please note that the fixture on December 6th will take place behind closed doors with no spectators permitted to attend due to Government restrictions associated with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.**
The first point-to-point meeting was held at Mainstown in November 2015.
It is a left-handed track that is run over two and a half circuits which has some great viewing spots for race goers.
Mainstown Point-to-Point Races
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How To Get There
From Dublin – junction 10 off the M9 for Carrick On Suir, go through the villages of Newmarket and Kilmoganny keep heading towards Carrick on Suir. The track will be signposted from the village of Faugheen.
From Waterford – Go through Carrick on Suir and head for Faugheen where there will be signposts for the track.
The postal code for the track is E32DK84.
Mainstown point-to-point is located one hour from Cork airport and 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 an extensive car parking area which offers a brilliant view of the whole track.
In our bookmakers ring you can view and bet on any off-course races on the day in both England and Ireland.
One of the real joys of point-to-point racing is the proximitiy to the action, from checking out the horses in the parade ring to enjoying the racing from the sidelines.
This is the perfect family day out where you will get to see some of the future stars of the equine world.
Our outside food caterers sell an array of hot food options such as burgers and chips to bacon and sausage rolls to keep you full during the day.
There will be a confectionery stall offering a full range of sweet treats including chocolate, crisps and soft drinks.
Our hunt committee also offer a range of home-made treats which are not to be missed!
Race goers have a selection of beverages.
For those looking to warm themselves up in between races, tea and coffee are available from our outside caterer.
There will also be soft drinks on offer for the younger spectators.
Mainstown point-to-point is the perfect day out for the family in the heart of the Irish countryside. An added bonus for parents is that all children U16 have free admission.
Our point-to-point is located only 30 minutes from Waterford city which is one of Ireland’s oldest cities and has an endless amount of attractions for all ages to explore.