2021 Irish Guineas Festival Betting Tips, Best Bookmakers & Free Bets

For the best part of a century, the biggest and brightest talents in Irish flat racing have travelled to the Curragh to take part in the Irish Guineas Festival.

The Irish Guineas Festival is usually staged at the end of May. However, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2020 meeting have been pushed back to mid-June.

Over the two days, a number of prestigiuos prizes will be handed out. The most important of which being the Irish 2000 Guineas, which headlines Saturday's card, and the Irish 1000 Guineas, which takes place on the Sunday.

In 2020, the meeting was changed and the cards took place on Friday (12 June) and Saturday (13 June) evenings respectively.

Guineas Festival Dates and Schedule


The 2021 Irish Guineas Festival takes place at The Curragh between May 22-23 and includes Irish 1000 Guineas and Irish 2000 Guineas.

2021 Irish Guineas Festival Day One Card (Friday 22 May)

The card on day one of the Irish Guineas Festival is headlined by the Irish 2000 Guineas

Full card to come when schedule has been announced...

2020 Irish Guineas Festival Day Two Card (Saturday 23 May)

Sunday's card at the Curragh features the second Classic of the meeting, the Irish 1000 Guineas

Full card to come when schedule has been announced...

Irish Guineas Festival Betting Tips


Tips for every race to come during the week before the 2021 Irish Guineas Festival.

Irish Guineas Festival Live Stream


You can watch a live stream of the Guineas Festival at bet365William Hill or Paddy Power. All three bookmakers have live broadcasts of UK and Irish racing. Click on the links to be taken straight to the bookmaker.

Irish Guineas Festival Free Bets


Claim free horse racing bets when you sign up or open an account with an online bookmaker. Bookies and sportsbooks have special offers for new customers during the Irish Guineas Festival and you can get free bets to use on The Curragh races.

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Irish Guineas Festival FAQs

When will the Irish Guineas Festival take place in 2021?

The 2021 Irish Guineas Festival starts on Friday 22nd May, and ends on Saturday 23rd May.

Which races are held during the Irish Guineas Festival?

The two major races during the meeting are the Irish 2000 and 1000 Guineas. There's also a third Group One, the Tattersalls Gold Cup.

Where is the Irish Guineas Festival held?

The Irish Guineas Festival is held at the Curragh racecourse in County Kildare.

Where can I watch the Irish Guineas Festival?

The 2021 Irish Guineas Festival will be shown live on RacingTV. Visit our live streaming page if you want to watch the races via your mobile or tablet.