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Arkle Statue

A life size bronze statue of the race horse Arkle and jockey stands at the cross roads opposite... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Peter C
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Chorley, United Kingdom
Arkle Statue, an oasis of calm in Ashbourne.

The Arkle Statue is a fitting tribute to the local wonder-horse Arkle. I visited today and sat... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
JTravel737
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County Meath, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Not much to see really. Its a bronze statue of arkle situated on ashbourne main street.. Its nice but its not worth travelling to see it.

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I was in Ashbourne the other day and came upon this very nice statue of the famous racehorse Arkle just in front of a few shops. It's hard to rate it, a perfectly nice statue but pretty underwhelming and it hardly counts as an attraction...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

A monument to a famous race horse, which is then a monument to gambling as the two are linked and one would not be popular without the other. I live locally and it was erected during one of the worst downturns this country's ever seen....More

Thank Fran M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

A life size bronze statue of the race horse Arkle and jockey stands at the cross roads opposite Dunnes stores.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

If its himself your are looking for look no further than Ashbourne , you will find himself in good feckle and looking well.

Thank R G
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The Arkle Statue is a fitting tribute to the local wonder-horse Arkle. I visited today and sat beside the statue and enjoyed spending a few minutes of peace and quiet from my Saturday afternoon shopping and relaxing in Ashbourne. From the street, it looks like...More

Thank JTravel737
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you are passing Ashbourne stop and take a look at Arkle - the legendary racehorse. It is a great tribute Irish horse raising, conveniently located atthe town centre close to local bars and restaurants

Thank Ilona D
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Ashbourne is the home of most famous racehorse of all time and Arkle is rightly recognised with a magnificent bronze statue with Pat Taaffe on board. It's a wonderful Memorial sitting on a majestic plinth

Thank James F
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

The arkle statue is in the middle of the town. It is thought of very highly and is an important part of Ashbourne's history. A must see.

Thank Geraldine N
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

A great statue, just in the middle of a town! It means a lot for Ashbourne people and community! Great place to see bring a camera!

Thank Jurijs S
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