FLAT: Limerick Racecourse is a right-handed circuit of a mile and three furlongs. There is a steep climb on the latter half of the back straight, before a downhill run on the approach to the straight of three furlongs, which is on a slight incline.

NATIONAL HUNT: The new track at Limerick opened in October 2001. It is a galloping, right-handed oval track with a circuit of over a mile and three furlongs. There is a fairly sharp turn after the winning post then a stiff climb in the back straight, before a downhill run to the three-furlong home straight with a slight rise in the final two furlongs. There are seven fences to a circuit of the chase course, five of them in quick succession in the back straight which is situated on the outside of the hurdles track, and there is a run-in of around a furlong.

ABOUT: Beginning in 1790, racing in Limerick has taken place at many different sites over the years, with the current track now situated in Greenmount Park. Previous location Green Park - where Limerick racing was held until the 1990s - was once visited by US President John F. Kennedy in 1963, where he addressed a gathering of 6,000 people.

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