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#Galway Races

# galway-races - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Patrick's Day as Aramon clinches another Galway Hurdle for Mullins family
# Galway Races
From The42
# Galway Races

Patrick's Day as Aramon clinches another Galway Hurdle for Mullins family

Jul 30th 2020, 7:27 PM 3,750 Views 0 Comments

Denis Hogan announces riding retirement after victory in the Arthur Guinness Handicap Hurdle.

# galway-races - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Early Doors seizes Galway Plate opportunity
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Early Doors seizes Galway Plate opportunity

Jul 29th 2020, 9:44 PM 2,841 Views 2 Comments

The Joseph O’Brien-trained seven-year-old had failed to get his head in front in four previous outings over fences

3 expert tips for Thursday's racing at the Galway Races
# Tips
From The42
# Tips

3 expert tips for Thursday's racing at the Galway Races

Jul 29th 2020, 11:24 AM 3,812 Views 2 Comments

Johnny Ward brings you his picks for the Galway Hurdle and more.

# galway-races - Monday 27 July, 2020

In pics: Opening day of the Galway Races at empty racecourse
# Picture This
From The42
# Picture This

In pics: Opening day of the Galway Races at empty racecourse

Jul 27th 2020, 10:37 PM 5,250 Views 0 Comments

Day 1 of the festival took place today behind closed doors.

Tony Mullins-trained Princess Zoe triumphs in Galway feature on opening day
# Winner Winner
From The42
# Winner Winner

Tony Mullins-trained Princess Zoe triumphs in Galway feature on opening day

Jul 27th 2020, 8:11 PM 3,981 Views 0 Comments

Finian Maguire was on board as the five-year-old clinched the win in the Connacht Hotel Handicap.

# galway-races - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Galway Racing Festival gets go ahead but with significant changes to its programme
# Getting Back To Normal
From The42
# Getting Back To Normal

Galway Racing Festival gets go ahead but with significant changes to its programme

Updated May 21st 2020, 9:39 PM 76,897 Views 88 Comments

HRI announce full Flat programme for June and revised fixture list for July.

# galway-races - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Galway Races won't take place 'as an open event' this summer
# Change Of Plans
From The42
# Change Of Plans

Galway Races won't take place 'as an open event' this summer

Apr 21st 2020, 8:12 PM 4,660 Views 8 Comments

The news comes after today’s government announcement that no licences would be given for events of more than 5,000 people until September.

# galway-races - Sunday 4 August, 2019

Enigmatic Yorkhill claims big victory on final day at Galway
# Ballybrit
From The42
# Ballybrit

Enigmatic Yorkhill claims big victory on final day at Galway

Aug 4th 2019, 7:49 PM 4,374 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile Gerry Keane saddled the most valuable winner of his career when Laughifuwant landed the feature Irish Stallion Farms EBF Ahonoora Handicap.

# galway-races - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Great Trango gives Fethard trainer Kelly biggest win of his career at Galway
# Feature Race
From The42
# Feature Race

Great Trango gives Fethard trainer Kelly biggest win of his career at Galway

Aug 3rd 2019, 9:52 PM 5,238 Views 2 Comments

The victory came in today’s feature race, the Galway Shopping Centre Handicap Hurdle.

# galway-races - Friday 2 August, 2019

Minella Beau makes it a hat-trick of Galway victories for Mullins
# Galway Races
From The42
# Galway Races

Minella Beau makes it a hat-trick of Galway victories for Mullins

Aug 2nd 2019, 8:35 PM 3,528 Views 0 Comments

Mr Adjudicator, meanwhile, won the feature race at Ballybrit on Friday.

Johnny Ward: Goodwood farce shows lack of respect for one of Irish racing's big days
# Column
From The42
# Column

Johnny Ward: Goodwood farce shows lack of respect for one of Irish racing's big days

Aug 2nd 2019, 3:12 PM 7,800 Views 5 Comments

British racing must confront the reality that far too many of its races go off late, writes Johnny Ward.

# galway-races - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

How to win at the Galway Races, the hard way
# The Long Shot
From The42
# The Long Shot

How to win at the Galway Races, the hard way

Jul 30th 2019, 8:12 PM 14,682 Views 3 Comments

A year ago, Mark Enright notched his biggest career win at Ballybrit. The 33-1 victory came after the jockey, with lots of help, recovered from depression.

# galway-races - Monday 29 July, 2019

Jody Townend completes comeback from serious injury with big Galway win
# G-G-G-Galway
From The42
# G-G-G-Galway

Jody Townend completes comeback from serious injury with big Galway win

Jul 29th 2019, 10:19 PM 4,593 Views 3 Comments

The 21-year-old steered the Willie Mullins-trained mare home.

# galway-races - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

From supporting Limerick in Croke Park to winning the Galway Plate on board 33/1 shot Clarcam
# Joy For Enright
From The42
# Joy For Enright

From supporting Limerick in Croke Park to winning the Galway Plate on board 33/1 shot Clarcam

Aug 1st 2018, 8:12 PM 6,797 Views 4 Comments

Mark Enright was on board as Clarcam won the feature on Day 3 of the Galway Races.

# galway-races - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'Galway has morphed into a small city - but we're stuck with the services of a town'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Galway has morphed into a small city - but we're stuck with the services of a town'

Jul 31st 2018, 7:00 AM 31,948 Views 53 Comments

Traffic jams are not just for Race Week, says Niall O Tuathail; they are now a year-round problem.

# galway-races - Saturday 5 August, 2017

This Limerick horse owner's gas interview on At The Races is the talk of the internet
# G-G-G-Galway
From The42
# G-G-G-Galway

This Limerick horse owner's gas interview on At The Races is the talk of the internet

Aug 5th 2017, 3:48 PM 13,536 Views 6 Comments

“Hopefully there’ll be a miracle here today and as I say, if there is, this place is going to be wrecked.”

# galway-races - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Call it a comeback: Geraghty returns from long injury layoff to win Galway Hurdle
# Galway Races
From The42
# Galway Races

Call it a comeback: Geraghty returns from long injury layoff to win Galway Hurdle

Aug 3rd 2017, 5:06 PM 3,046 Views 3 Comments

5/1 shot Tigris River wins the big one in the colours of JP McManus.

A 96-year-old Irishman was interviewed after his horse won at the Galway Races and it will make your day
# At The Races
From The42
# At The Races

A 96-year-old Irishman was interviewed after his horse won at the Galway Races and it will make your day

Aug 3rd 2017, 4:50 PM 14,254 Views 5 Comments

What a moment for him.

Wild celebrations in west Waterford and Panama after the opening winner at Galway Races yesterday
# Eye-catching
From The42
# Eye-catching

Wild celebrations in west Waterford and Panama after the opening winner at Galway Races yesterday

Aug 3rd 2017, 10:29 AM 4,559 Views 4 Comments

Fair to say the Connery Family Syndicate got excited.

# galway-races - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Balko Des Flos cruises home to hand Russell and de Bromhead Galway Plate
# Galway Races
From The42
# Galway Races

Balko Des Flos cruises home to hand Russell and de Bromhead Galway Plate

Aug 2nd 2017, 7:35 PM 3,883 Views 1 Comment

The win comes as Davy Russell’s first Galway Plate success.

# galway-races - Monday 31 July, 2017

19-year-old Aubrey McMahon wins 'Amateur Derby' as Galway Races get underway
# Horse Racing
From The42
# Horse Racing

19-year-old Aubrey McMahon wins 'Amateur Derby' as Galway Races get underway

Jul 31st 2017, 8:29 PM 3,890 Views 2 Comments

16/1 shot Whiskey Sour won the feature on day one at Ballybrit.

# galway-races - Friday 29 July, 2016

With "crazy drinking" and p***ing in the street, one Galway chef has had enough of 'The Races'
# Go West
# Go West

With "crazy drinking" and p***ing in the street, one Galway chef has had enough of 'The Races'

Jul 29th 2016, 6:19 PM 65,843 Views 116 Comments

JP McMahon will shut his Michelin star restaurant next year.

# galway-races - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Spare a thought for the Galway Races punter who woke up to his bar receipt this morning...
# Flaithulach
From The Daily Edge
# Flaithulach

Spare a thought for the Galway Races punter who woke up to his bar receipt this morning...

Jul 28th 2016, 6:10 PM 42,902 Views 6 Comments

You thought your Coppers receipts were bad…

11 WTF moments that could only happen at the Galway Races
# No Way Gal Way
From The Daily Edge
# No Way Gal Way

11 WTF moments that could only happen at the Galway Races

Jul 28th 2016, 1:25 PM 15,117 Views 0 Comments

The most wonderful time of the year.

This messer was caught horsing around behind an RTÉ report from the Galway Races
# Horseplay
From The42
# Horseplay

This messer was caught horsing around behind an RTÉ report from the Galway Races

Jul 28th 2016, 7:11 AM 9,070 Views 4 Comments

Just your usual horsing around.

# galway-races - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

This messer was caught horsing around behind an RTÉ report from the Galway Races
# Horseplay
From The Daily Edge
# Horseplay

This messer was caught horsing around behind an RTÉ report from the Galway Races

Jul 27th 2016, 12:12 PM 6,017 Views 1 Comment

Just your usual horsing around.

# galway-races - Friday 11 September, 2015

The essential DOs and DON'Ts for every horse racing virgin
# Sponsored By HRI
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By HRI

The essential DOs and DON'Ts for every horse racing virgin

Sep 11th 2015, 5:41 PM 3,978 Views 1 Comment

Here’s how to have a great day and avoid a faux pas.

# galway-races - Sunday 2 August, 2015

It's your last chance to win some cash and here's our tip for the Galway Races
# Galway Races
From The42
# Galway Races

It's your last chance to win some cash and here's our tip for the Galway Races

Aug 2nd 2015, 2:00 PM 4,427 Views 0 Comments

Mark your card.

# galway-races - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Willie Mullins claims a 1-2 of reserves in the Handicap Hurdle at Galway
# Day 6
From The42
# Day 6

Willie Mullins claims a 1-2 of reserves in the Handicap Hurdle at Galway

Aug 1st 2015, 8:34 PM 3,118 Views 1 Comment

It was the champion trainer’s seventh win of the festival.

Our 8/1 tip for the Galway Races today
# Touch Wood
From The42
# Touch Wood

Our 8/1 tip for the Galway Races today

Aug 1st 2015, 8:14 AM 6,174 Views 4 Comments

Day Six and you’re still going strong, right horse fans?

# galway-races - Friday 31 July, 2015

Our 5/1 tip for the Galway Races today
# Mark Your Card
From The42
# Mark Your Card

Our 5/1 tip for the Galway Races today

Jul 31st 2015, 12:45 PM 6,484 Views 5 Comments

We’ll be keeping a close eye on the 5.10pm at Ballybrit this evening.

A whole load of gas tickets photobombed the RTÉ News report from the Galway Races...
# G-G-G-Galway
From The42
# G-G-G-Galway

A whole load of gas tickets photobombed the RTÉ News report from the Galway Races...

Jul 31st 2015, 8:57 AM 9,164 Views 7 Comments

What did they expect?

# galway-races - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Quick Jack takes the Galway Hurdle as ladies turn up the style
# Day 4
From The42
# Day 4

Quick Jack takes the Galway Hurdle as ladies turn up the style

Jul 30th 2015, 9:48 PM 9,867 Views 7 Comments

Trainer Tony Martin made it consecutive wins in the race on Ladies Day at Ballybrit.

Our 6/1 tip for the Galway Races today
# Mark Your Card
From The42
# Mark Your Card

Our 6/1 tip for the Galway Races today

Jul 30th 2015, 11:27 AM 6,972 Views 1 Comment

Is today the day that our luck finally changes?

# galway-races - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

President Higgins among another bumper crowd at a sun-drenched Galway Races
# Galway Races
From The42
# Galway Races

President Higgins among another bumper crowd at a sun-drenched Galway Races

Jul 29th 2015, 10:20 PM 4,851 Views 6 Comments

The sun was out in Ballybrit as a 16/1 shot won the feature race.

Our 9/1 tip for the Galway Races today
# Mark Your Card
From The42
# Mark Your Card

Our 9/1 tip for the Galway Races today

Jul 29th 2015, 11:09 AM 8,998 Views 8 Comments

We’ll be keeping a close eye on the 5.30pm at Ballybrit this evening

# galway-races - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

The rain came to Galway today for Day 2 of the festival
# Four Seasons
From The42
# Four Seasons

The rain came to Galway today for Day 2 of the festival

Jul 28th 2015, 9:41 PM 12,554 Views 11 Comments

Our 9/1 tip returned some nice each-way money.

Sligo boy makes a great sporting gesture with his First Communion money
# Class
From The42
# Class

Sligo boy makes a great sporting gesture with his First Communion money

Jul 28th 2015, 4:32 PM 4,106 Views 1 Comment

Fair play to Barry McNamara.

The #AskTed hashtag was a glorious highlight of yesterday's Galway Races
# G-G-G-Galway
From The42
# G-G-G-Galway

The #AskTed hashtag was a glorious highlight of yesterday's Galway Races

Jul 28th 2015, 12:58 PM 8,478 Views 2 Comments

“How do they get the figs in the fig rolls?”

Our 9/1 tip for the Galway Races today
# Mark Your Card
From The42
# Mark Your Card

Our 9/1 tip for the Galway Races today

Jul 28th 2015, 7:37 AM 9,084 Views 2 Comments

We’ll be keeping a close eye on the 6.50pm at Ballybrit this evening

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