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Scarteen has long been synonymous with Hounds, Hunting and hospitality. When Thady and Anne Ryan retired to New Zealand in 1987, Chris and Sue took the reins and have maintained this tradition.
This is the first year to host our at point-to-point meeting at our new track Comea.
The Scarteen (Black and Tan) Hounds have been in the Ryan family for over 350 years and attract visitors from all over the world.
We have held our point-to-point at Kilfeacle on John Heaney’s land for over 15 years. It has attracted many good horses over the years including the likes of Dorans Pride, Ned Kelly and First Lieutenant.
Comea Point-to-Point Races
Bill Hanly - 087 2582968
How To Get There
Travelling south from Dublin along the N8, take the N74 out of Cashel. Watch out for a sign to the right along this road in Kilfeacle. Pass the old the track on the right, take the first left and the course will be on the left. The track will be well sign-posted.
Our point-to-point is located an hour and fifteen minutes from Cork airport.
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Our venue offers spectators brilliant viewing facilities. Onlookers can use the mound behind the bookies to view the climb over the last two fences. Spectators can also watch all the action from the centre of the track and get very close to the racing.
We an unlimited amount of parking with use of the field beside the point-to-point. We also shelter in our marquee should we get an odd shower!
We also have parking facilities for the disabled where they can view the action from their car if they wish.
The betting ring is located adjacent to the parade ring, some of the bookmakers also provide pictures and take bets on track racing in both Ireland and the UK.
We have a terrific committee with over 60 volunteers some of which run the catering marquee where there are freshly made sandwiches, teas, coffees and refreshments.
There is also a hot caterer on site which sell burgers, chips etc..
For those who have a sweet tooth, we have a sweet stand who sell, chocolates, jellies and much more…
In our marquee we have plenty of tea and coffee to keep you warm.
Our outside caterers have a big selection of refreshments also.
Set amongst the beautiful Tipperary countryside, our well-presented race track with its compact location of parade ring, bookies, finish line and services give a pleasant race day experience close to the action.
Our point-to-point is located only a short drive away from some popular historical landmarks in Tipperary including the Rock of Cashel, Cahir Abbey and Holy Cross Abbey.