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#Galway Races

# galway-races - Sunday 31 July, 2022

Wesley Joyce remains in intensive care following Galway fall
# IHRB
From The42
# IHRB

Wesley Joyce remains in intensive care following Galway fall

Jul 31st 2022, 1:13 PM 9,606 Views 1 Comment

Apprentice suffered major chest trauma after being unseated on Thursday.

# galway-races - Friday 29 July, 2022

Donn McClean: Maturing Sionnach Eile reigns in the Galway rain
# Column
From The42
# Column

Donn McClean: Maturing Sionnach Eile reigns in the Galway rain

Jul 29th 2022, 10:37 PM 2,945 Views 0 Comments

It’s proving to be a sparkling week for Peter Fahey.

# galway-races - Thursday 28 July, 2022

Tudor history repeating as 22/1 shot lands his second Galway Hurdle
# King Of The City
From The42
# King Of The City

Tudor history repeating as 22/1 shot lands his second Galway Hurdle

Jul 28th 2022, 6:23 PM 3,605 Views 0 Comments

Conditional jockey Luke McKenna guides the 2019 winner to a repeat success in Thursday’s feature at Ballybrit.

# galway-races - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Galway Day 3 review: 'You couldn't take your eyes off this one'
# Column
From The42
# Column

Galway Day 3 review: 'You couldn't take your eyes off this one'

Jul 27th 2022, 10:56 PM 3,528 Views 0 Comments

Galway Plate winner Hewick cost John Hanlon just €850, and has now bagged around 300 times that in prize money.

Hewick prevails in dramatic Galway Plate
# Late Scare
From The42
# Late Scare

Hewick prevails in dramatic Galway Plate

Jul 27th 2022, 7:40 PM 4,687 Views 2 Comments

Bargain-buy follows up big-race victory from Sandown.

# galway-races - Monday 25 July, 2022

Three value Galway bets as Mullins primed to continue superb Hurdle record
# Day 1
From The42
# Day 1

Three value Galway bets as Mullins primed to continue superb Hurdle record

Jul 25th 2022, 3:30 PM 5,212 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Ward makes his selections for the big races at Galway this week.

# galway-races - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Saldier defies top-weight to clinch Galway hurdle and land huge double for Mullins
# Champ Champ
From The42
# Champ Champ

Saldier defies top-weight to clinch Galway hurdle and land huge double for Mullins

Jul 29th 2021, 9:03 PM 2,783 Views 0 Comments

Mullins saddled his third winner of the Galway Hurdle in just four years today.

# galway-races - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Harrington promises to learn from mistake in Galway mix-up
# Mistaken Identity
From The42
# Mistaken Identity

Harrington promises to learn from mistake in Galway mix-up

Jul 28th 2021, 11:52 AM 5,393 Views 6 Comments

‘We will ensure that it never happens again’.

# galway-races - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Disappointing news for Galway Festival as 1,000 spectators permitted to attend each day
# Limited Numbers
From The42
# Limited Numbers

Disappointing news for Galway Festival as 1,000 spectators permitted to attend each day

Jul 14th 2021, 11:03 AM 4,331 Views 6 Comments

Organisers had hoped to allow 5,000 fans through the turnstiles daily.

# 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 3,770 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 2,871 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 4,088 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 5,272 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 4,016 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 76,955 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 4,683 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 4,397 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 5,257 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 3,551 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 7,859 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 14,720 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 4,662 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 6,806 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 32,063 Views 54 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 13,557 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 3,069 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 14,263 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 4,604 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 3,915 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 3,930 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 65,989 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 43,049 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 15,149 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 9,083 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 6,219 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 4,062 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 4,436 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 3,129 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 6,201 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 6,509 Views 5 Comments

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

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