The Irish Derby

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Horses and horse racing are a part of life here in Ireland and one of the biggest days in the Irish Flat racing calendar is Irish Derby Day at the home of Irish racing, The Curragh. Derby day in 2016 is June 25th and the Irish Derby is one of the most important and prestigious races in the world. Ireland is home to the famous Ballydoyle racing stables that sends out equine superstars all over the globe before retiring to stud the famous Coolmore. Derby Day is also one of the top social events of the year, which makes this event a must see if the opportunity arises.