Suggested Itineraries

The following are some suggested itineraries, which ITM can arrange for you, when travelling to the Irish sales, major racemeetings or to view stallions – whatever aspect of the bloodstock industry that interests you.

 

Prospective buying trip to Goresbridge Breeze-up Sale and Classic Racing at the Curragh

May 2013

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Day 1

  • Arrive at Dublin Airport
  • Check in to your hotel - Kilkenny City
  • Attend the Breeze-Up – watch all lots, to be sold the following day, 'breeze' (gallop) at Gowran Park Racecourse
  • Enjoy the ITM BBQ at Gowran Park, directly after Breeze-Up
  • Return to Kilkenny to explore the city at your leisure
 
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Day 2

  • Full day attending the Goresbridge Breeze-Up Sale
  • Return to Kilkenny after the sale
  • Dinner, booked by ITM, in a top-class Kilkenny restaurant
 
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Day 3

  • Enjoy a tour of Kilkenny Castle
  • Arrive at the Curragh racecourse for the first Classic of the Irish season – the 2000 Guineas, Group 1
  • Lunch and hospitality in the ITM suite at the Curragh
  • After racing, dinner at a traditional Irish restaurant, followed by traditional Irish music
  
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Day 4

  • Morning on the Curragh gallops
  • Visit to the Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens
  • Depart from Dublin Airport
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Irish industry tour, including the Irish St. Leger

September 2013


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Day 1

  • Arrive at Dublin Airport
  • Check in to your Hotel on the Curragh
  • Visit Gilltown Stud to view former World Champion Racehorse - SEA THE STARS (IRE)
 
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Day 2

  • Morning on the Curragh gallops
  • Visit the Irish National Stud
  • Visit RACE - Racing Academy and Centre of Education
  • Shopping at Designer Outlet - Kildare Village
 
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Day 3

  • Arrive at the Curragh racecourse for final Classic of the season - the Group 1 Irish St. Leger
  • Lunch and hospitality in ITM suite at the Curragh
  • Dinner at a traditional Irish restaurant followed by traditional Irish music
 
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Day 4

  • A morning with a top trainer
  • Visit Coolmore Stud
  • Depart Dublin Airport
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Prospective buying trip to Goffs ORBY sale and racing at the Curragh

October 2013


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Day 1

  • Arrive at Dublin Airport
  • Visit Derrinstown Stud
  • Check in to your Hotel on the Curragh
  • Visit RACE- Racing Academy & Centre of Education
 
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Day 2

  • Visit Gilltown Stud to view former World Champion Racehorse - SEA THE STARS (IRE)
  • Arrive at Curragh racecourse for the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes, Group 2
  • Lunch and hospitality in ITM suite at the races
  • Dinner at a traditional Irish restaurant followed by traditional Irish music
 
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Day 3

  • Visit the Irish National Stud
  • Visit Kildangan Stud
  • Visit Goffs, on the evening before the sale, to view prospective yearlings for purchase
 
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Day 4 and 5

  • Attend the Goffs ORBY yearling sale (Note: You may wish to stay for the one-day Goffs Sportman’s Yearling Sale follows the ORBY Sale)
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The Punchestown National Hunt Festival and Goffs invitation sale

April 2014


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Day 1

  • Arrive at Dublin Airport
  • Check into your Hotel in Naas town
  • Attend Twilight Racing at the famous Punchestown National Hunt Festival
  • Hospitality in the ITM Suite
 
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Day 2

  • Morning on The Curragh Gallops with a top Trainer
  • Visit the Irish National Stud (Lunch at the Irish National Stud)
  • Attend Twilight Racing at the Punchestown National Hunt Festival
  • Attend the Goffs Punchestown Invitation Sale after racing
  • Dinner at a traditional Irish restaurant followed by traditional Irish music
 
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Day 3

  • Visit Castlehyde Stud and or Rathbarry Stud (depending on time frame)
  • Depart Cork airport
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Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale and racing at the Curragh

June 2014

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Day 1

  • Arrive at Dublin Airport
  • Attend the Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale
  • Check into your Hotel, on the Curragh
 
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Day 2

  • Visit the Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens
  • Twilight Racing at The Curragh for prestigious Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby
  • Hospitality at ITM Suite at the Curragh
  • Dinner at a traditional Irish restaurant followed by traditional Irish music
 
Derby  

Day 3

  • Morning on The Curragh Gallops with a top trainer
  • Attend Group 1 racing at The Curragh
  • Depart Dublin Airport or early the next morning
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mare-and-foal  

Irish stallion farm tour


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Day 1-5

A bespoke four-five day tour of stallion farms tailored to suit your prospective breeding plans.

Please use our Stallion Search to compile your shortlist and contact ITM to arrange your visit.

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