HRI ‘Go Racing Kids Club’ Education Day at Galway Racecourse.

Date: Thursday 22nd March 2018

240 fifth and sixth class pupils from five local schools in Galway got to go behind-the-scenes at Galway Racecourse today for the Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) Go Racing Kids Club education day. They met with racecourse manager Michael Moloney, local trainer Fergus Hanley, Ann Marie Cullen and jockey Derek O’Connor who gave the children a brief insight into their lives in the racing industry and the preparations involved for Galway race week.

Schools that took part
1. Castlegar NS
2. Merlin Woods Primary School
3. Carnmore NS
4. Tirellan NS
5. Briarhill NS

A big thank you to Sarah Judge, Tracey Maher, Derek O’Connor, Fergus Hanley,

Kayla Murray, Anne Marie Cullen and Kate from R.A.C.E. We appreciate your time.

Photos: Healy Racing