Day 2 of our October Bank Holiday Festival, in aid of The National Breast Cancer Research Institute.


1st race: 1.10pm. Last race: 5.10pm. 8 races. 
Enjoy great action packed horse racing, indoor hospitality, bar facilities, live music, on course bookmakers, the big screen, and meeting old friends and new at our popular three day Autumn race meeting. Tickets now on sale! We look forward to seeing you. Click here to buy your tickets.

Reward Your Team & Come Racing.

Enjoy a day out at the Galway Races with your colleagues and friends. Check out our super value-for money package, all for just €27 per person, it includes:

  • Admission
  • Racecard 
  • And a €10 Food or Beverage Voucher.

The National Breast Cancer Research  Institute & The Galway Races

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

As part of our October Racing Festival on Sunday 24th we will host a  dedicated fundraiser for The National Breast Cancer Research Institute, our ‘Race in Pink’ day. Since we launched this charity race day three years ago, the event has raised over €225,000, thanks to all of you who support it.

Our popular fundraising lunch is back all in support of The National Breast Cancer Research Institute.  Join us for our ‘Race in Pink’ Lunch hosted in the Killanin Stand over looking the racecourse.

The Race in Pink Lunch Package is now on sale at €120 per person and includes:

  • Admission Ticket
  • Hospitality Badge
  • Prosecco Drinks Reception on Arrival
  • A Delicious Four Course Meal with Wine
  • Live Music
  • Celebrity MC
  • Horse Racing Tipster

To book your ticket, contact Jennifer Skeffington. Tel: (091) 863917 or email:


Racecard on the day:

  • 1st race: The BetVictor Loyalty Club Mares Maiden of €12,000
  • 2nd race: The BetVictor Proud To Support Irish Racing Irish EBF Beginners Steeplechase of €17,000
  • 3rd race: The Marlin Hotel Dublin, Supporting The National Breast Cancer Research Institute Handicap Steeplechase of €21,000
  • 4th race: The Glenman Corporation Handicap Steeplechase of €11,000
  • 5th race: The BetVictor Casino Novice Hurdle of €13,500
  • 6th race: The COLM QUINN BMW Maiden Hurdle of €12,000
  • 7th race: The Anna O’Coinne Memorial Handicap Hurdle of €16,000
  • 8th race: The Brasserie on the Corner Galway 4-Y-O Fillies (Pro/Am) Flat Race of €10,000


Raceday Programme

Gates Open
First Race
Last Race

Admission Prices

Adult Admission (includes a race card)
OAP (includes a race card)
Children 17 & Under (Must be accompanied by Parent or Guardian)
Free (Accompanied by an Adult)

Race In Pink

Why Support The National Breast Cancer Research Institute?

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📍8th race: The Galway Races Summer Festival 2022 Handicap (DIV II).
🏆Won by: VITA VERITAS ridden by Shane Foley, trained by John Joseph Murphy and owned by Mrs Mairead O'Keeffe.
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🥳Congratulations @Nathan_crosse a double today here in Galway! 🏆🏆 #WinnerAlright #GoodDayAtTheOffice #GalwayRaces
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