The 2017 Ballyheigue Races will take place on Sunday 1st January @ 12 Noon.
Horse racing on the beach has been a traditional event in Ballyheigue for many years and generally takes place around the Christmas/New Year period. It is a fantastic spectacle that has to be seen to fully appreciate. The sight of the horses galloping along the strand with backdrop of Tralee Bay and a snow capped Brandon Mountain is one you will be sure to remember. The 2015 event marks the 47th meeting of racing in Ballyheigue with the original races dating all the way back to 1853.
Special thanks to the committee do a fantastic job every year organising the races which is no mean feat considering prevailing weather conditions, tide times and all that goes with it.