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Thursday 9 February 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Galway Races

Last year
2022
# IHRB
Wesley Joyce remains in intensive care following Galway fall
Apprentice suffered major chest trauma after being unseated on Thursday.
# column
Donn McClean: Maturing Sionnach Eile reigns in the Galway rain
It’s proving to be a sparkling week for Peter Fahey.
# King of the City
Tudor history repeating as 22/1 shot lands his second Galway Hurdle
Conditional jockey Luke McKenna guides the 2019 winner to a repeat success in Thursday’s feature at Ballybrit.
# column
Galway Day 3 review: 'You couldn't take your eyes off this one'
Galway Plate winner Hewick cost John Hanlon just €850, and has now bagged around 300 times that in prize money.
# Late Scare
Hewick prevails in dramatic Galway Plate
Bargain-buy follows up big-race victory from Sandown.
# day 1
Three value Galway bets as Mullins primed to continue superb Hurdle record
Johnny Ward makes his selections for the big races at Galway this week.
All time
# champ champ
Saldier defies top-weight to clinch Galway hurdle and land huge double for Mullins
Mullins saddled his third winner of the Galway Hurdle in just four years today.
# Mistaken Identity
Harrington promises to learn from mistake in Galway mix-up
‘We will ensure that it never happens again’.
# limited numbers
Disappointing news for Galway Festival as 1,000 spectators permitted to attend each day
Organisers had hoped to allow 5,000 fans through the turnstiles daily.
# Galway Races
Patrick's Day as Aramon clinches another Galway Hurdle for Mullins family
Denis Hogan announces riding retirement after victory in the Arthur Guinness Handicap Hurdle.
# Winning
Early Doors seizes Galway Plate opportunity
The Joseph O’Brien-trained seven-year-old had failed to get his head in front in four previous outings over fences
# Tips
3 expert tips for Thursday's racing at the Galway Races
Johnny Ward brings you his picks for the Galway Hurdle and more.
# Picture this
In pics: Opening day of the Galway Races at empty racecourse
Day 1 of the festival took place today behind closed doors.
# Winner winner
Tony Mullins-trained Princess Zoe triumphs in Galway feature on opening day
Finian Maguire was on board as the five-year-old clinched the win in the Connacht Hotel Handicap.
# Getting back to normal
Galway Racing Festival gets go ahead but with significant changes to its programme
HRI announce full Flat programme for June and revised fixture list for July.
# Change of Plans
Galway Races won't take place 'as an open event' this summer
The news comes after today’s government announcement that no licences would be given for events of more than 5,000 people until September.
# Ballybrit
Enigmatic Yorkhill claims big victory on final day at Galway
Meanwhile Gerry Keane saddled the most valuable winner of his career when Laughifuwant landed the feature Irish Stallion Farms EBF Ahonoora Handicap.
# Feature Race
Great Trango gives Fethard trainer Kelly biggest win of his career at Galway
The victory came in today’s feature race, the Galway Shopping Centre Handicap Hurdle.
# Galway Races
Minella Beau makes it a hat-trick of Galway victories for Mullins
Mr Adjudicator, meanwhile, won the feature race at Ballybrit on Friday.
# column
Johnny Ward: Goodwood farce shows lack of respect for one of Irish racing's big days
British racing must confront the reality that far too many of its races go off late, writes Johnny Ward.
# the long shot
How to win at the Galway Races, the hard way
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.
# G-G-G-Galway
Jody Townend completes comeback from serious injury with big Galway win
The 21-year-old steered the Willie Mullins-trained mare home.
# Joy For Enright
From supporting Limerick in Croke Park to winning the Galway Plate on board 33/1 shot Clarcam
Mark Enright was on board as Clarcam won the feature on Day 3 of the Galway Races.
Voices
'Galway has morphed into a small city - but we're stuck with the services of a town'
Traffic jams are not just for Race Week, says Niall O Tuathail; they are now a year-round problem.
# G-G-G-Galway
This Limerick horse owner's gas interview on At The Races is the talk of the internet
“Hopefully there’ll be a miracle here today and as I say, if there is, this place is going to be wrecked.”
# Galway Races
Call it a comeback: Geraghty returns from long injury layoff to win Galway Hurdle
5/1 shot Tigris River wins the big one in the colours of JP McManus.
# At the races
A 96-year-old Irishman was interviewed after his horse won at the Galway Races and it will make your day
What a moment for him.
# eye-catching
Wild celebrations in west Waterford and Panama after the opening winner at Galway Races yesterday
Fair to say the Connery Family Syndicate got excited.
# Galway Races
Balko Des Flos cruises home to hand Russell and de Bromhead Galway Plate
The win comes as Davy Russell’s first Galway Plate success.
# Horse Racing
19-year-old Aubrey McMahon wins 'Amateur Derby' as Galway Races get underway
16/1 shot Whiskey Sour won the feature on day one at Ballybrit.
# Go West
With "crazy drinking" and p***ing in the street, one Galway chef has had enough of 'The Races'
JP McMahon will shut his Michelin star restaurant next year.
# flaithulach
Spare a thought for the Galway Races punter who woke up to his bar receipt this morning...
You thought your Coppers receipts were bad…
# no way gal way
11 WTF moments that could only happen at the Galway Races
The most wonderful time of the year.
# horseplay
This messer was caught horsing around behind an RTÉ report from the Galway Races
Just your usual horsing around.
# horseplay
This messer was caught horsing around behind an RTÉ report from the Galway Races
Just your usual horsing around.
# sponsored by HRI
The essential DOs and DON'Ts for every horse racing virgin
Here’s how to have a great day and avoid a faux pas.
# Galway Races
It's your last chance to win some cash and here's our tip for the Galway Races
Mark your card.
# Day 6
Willie Mullins claims a 1-2 of reserves in the Handicap Hurdle at Galway
It was the champion trainer’s seventh win of the festival.
# touch wood
Our 8/1 tip for the Galway Races today
Day Six and you’re still going strong, right horse fans?
# Mark Your Card
Our 5/1 tip for the Galway Races today
We’ll be keeping a close eye on the 5.10pm at Ballybrit this evening.