2022 Irish Champions Weekend Betting Tips, Best Bookmakers & Free Bets

Irish Champions Weekend has been a massively popular addition to the flat racing calendar in Ireland.

In 2014, Leopardstown's Irish Champion Stakes card was moved to the same weekend as Irish St Leger day at the Curragh. Irish racing fans now enjoy a feast of action during this two-day spectacular, which also includes huge races like the Moyglare Stud Stakes and the Vincent O'Brien National Stakes.

2022 Irish Champions Weekend Day One Card

1:55pm Leopardstown Ingabelle Stakes (Listed) 7f
2:30pm Leopardstown Petingo Handicap (Premier Handicap) 1m5f
3:05pm Leopardstown Champions Juvenile Stakes (Group 2) 1m
3:40pm Leopardstown Paddy Power Stakes (Group 3) 1m4f
4:15pm Leopardstown QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes (Group 1) 1m2f
4:50pm Leopardstown Boomerang Stakes (Group 2) 1m
5:25pm Leopardstown Matron Stakes (Group 1) 1m
6:00pm Leopardstown Sovereign Path Handicap (Premier Handicap) 7f

2021 Irish Champions Weekend Day One Tips

Day one of Irish Champions Day at Leopardstown is headlined by the Irish Champion Stakes. Another Group One features later on the card, the Matron Stakes, and there are four further pattern races and a couple of big handicaps for punters to sink their teeth into.

We'll have through the card Irish Champions Weekend tips for day one published when the final fields are revealed.

2022 Irish Champions Weekend Day Two Card

1:20pm Curragh Bold Lad Handicap (Premier Handicap) 6f
1:55pm Curragh Blandford Stakes (Group 2) 1m2f
2:25pm Curragh Flying Five Stakes (Group 1) 5f
3:00pm Curragh Moyglare Stud Stakes (Group 1) 7f
3:35pm Curragh Vincent O'Brien National Stakes (Group 1) 7f
4:10pm Curragh Irish St Leger (Group 1) 1m6f
5:25pm Curragh Super Auction Sale Stakes 6½f
6:00pm Curragh Northfields Handicap (Premier Handicap) 1m2f

2022 Irish Champions Weekend Day Two Tips

Attentions turn to the Curragh on the second day of Irish Champions Weekend, where the Irish version of the St Leger headline proceedings. Viewers will also be treated to two important Group Ones for juveniles, as well as the thrilling Flying Five Stakes.

Our through the card Irish Champions Weekend tips for day two will be published when the fields have been finalised.

Irish Champions Weekend FAQs

What is Irish Champions Weekend?

Irish Champions Weekend is a two-day flat racing meeting. Day one, Saturday, is staged at Leopardstown, while the second and final day takes place at the Curragh on Sunday.

What races are run on Irish Champions Weekend?

The Irish Champion Stakes headlines the first day of racing at Leopardstown. The Irish St Leger is the feature race on day two at the Curragh. The Moyglare Stud Stakes, Matron Stakes, National Stakes and Flying Five Stakes are also run during that meeting.

Where is Irish Champions Weekend run?

The first day of Irish Champions Weekend takes place at Leopardstown. The final Sunday is run at Leopardstown.

When is Irish Champions Weekend?

2022 Irish Champions Weekend kicks off at Leopardstown on Saturday 10th September, with day two taking place at the Curragh on the Sunday.

Where can I watch Irish Champions Weekend?

Every race during Irish Champions Weekend will be shown live on RacingTV. If you want to watch the action via your mobile or tablet, check out our Live Streaming page.