• Goffs Thyestes Handicap Chase Day

    The showpiece race of the season at Gowran Park is the Thyestes Handicap Chase on Thursday, 25th January 2018. Enjoy a fantastic day at the races, don't miss the thrills of the chase, the incredible atmosphere. To book your tickets call 0567726225 or email reception@gowranpark.ie

    First held in 1954, the race commemorates the famous racehorse owned by the McCalmont family who have been closely linked with Gowran Park since its inception. Run over three miles, the race is seen as a trial for the Grand Nationals at Fairyhouse and Aintree. Over the years, the Thyestes Chase has been won by many of the biggest equine names including Arkle, Fort Leney, Flying Bolt, Brown Lad, Hedgehunter, Numbersixvalverde, On His Own and Djakadam.

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