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Listowel Tips and Today’s Races

GG provides full Listowel racecards plus the latest live odds. If you click on the trainer or jockey, you will be able to see all of their up-coming and recent runners and rides. We also provide full race form with a brief assessment of each performance. This can be accessed by clicking on each horse and will help you to find the most progressive runners.

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Listowel Race Results

Listowel in County Kerry is a flat, left handed course that stages both flat and National Hunt racing. Racing at Listowel dates back to 1858. The seven-day Harvest Festival in September features the valuable Guinness Kerry National over three miles. Notable previous winners include Dorans Pride (1997) and subsequent Grand National winner Monty’s Pass (2002). The track also hosts a 2-day meeting in June which was introduced in 2005, replacing the previously staged spring meetings.

GG will provide detailed Listowel race results as quickly as possible. We also list all of yesterday’s results and you can see the complete finishing order by clicking on each race title.

Racecourse Guide

Seven days of the year Listowel comes alive for their version of the Galway festival and they do it just as well! Slowly but surely, this week-long bonanza in September is gaining traction amongst the racing community and indeed, curious fun-lovers from in and around the county of Kerry. It was extended from 4 days to 5 in 1977 and finally to 7 days in 2002.

Limerick is a fairly tight, oval track of just under a mile and a quarter and is in close proximity to the crowd which ensures an intimate buzz on race day. A cracking venue which attracts all of Ireland’s top trainers, riders and owners.

There is a short run-in of about two furlongs which suits speedy performers. Perhaps the best flat racers ever to appear at Listowel was Irish Derby and King George winner Alamshar. The Aga Khan’s colt won on his racecourse debut at the 2002 Harvest Festival.

Dining, Hospitality & Facilities

The first concrete stand was not erected here until 1957, followed by the Hannon Stand in 1980 and the Hugh Friel Stand in 1998. The New Stand Complex provides public bars and dining areas including a reserved upper level with dining room and corporate hospitality suites. The Hannon Stand includes reserved seating for patrons, a reserved Stand and two bars.

Hospitality tickets can booked on the website, including a restaurant package with a 3 course meal and waiter service. There are also numerous food outlets around the course. The course provides a giant screen for the September Festival with live music after each day’s racing.

Listowel is adjacent to the town and within easy walking distance of the town centre. Listowel is located 16 miles north of Tralee and 50 miles west of Limerick. There is a regular train service from Dublin Heuston Station to Tralee and Limerick and frequent flights from Dublin to Kerry Airport.


You can book your Festival tickets online with a choice of day tickets or a full 7-day ticket. You can also purchase a Festival Flexi Ticket which can be used on any one day of the meeting. A Group Flexi Ticket for 20 or more gets you a 20% discount.

The Effect of the Draw

A low draw is preferred here, especially when the ground is riding fast. Soft going tends to negate any draw advantage and can bring stamina into play.

Contact and Location

Listowel Racecourse, Listowel, County Kerry. Ireland.
Official Website: https://listowelraces.ie/

Local Knowledge


  1. Paud Guerin (0.2 miles away)
    Tel: +353 68 21428
  2. Michael Murphy (0.3 miles away)
    Tel: +353 68 21626
  3. Brosnans (0.4 miles away)
    Tel: +353 68 27441

Places to Stay

  1. Listowel Arms Hotel (0.3 miles away)
    The Square, Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland
    Tel: +353 68 21500
  2. Days Hotel (0.4 miles away)
    Main Street, Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland
    Tel: +353 57 976 0034
  3. Southern Hotel (0.4 miles away)
    Sand Hill Road, Ballybunion, Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland
    Tel: +353 68 27022

Places to Eat

  1. Éabha Joans (0.4 miles away)
    21 Market Street, Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland
    Tel: +353 68 57430
  2. Mama Mia (0.4 miles away)
    1 Church Street, Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland
    Tel: +353 68 22184
  3. Casa Mia Ristorande (0.4 miles away)
    38 William Street, Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland
    Tel: +353 68 23467