With eight competitive jump races on the card, racing on Friday kicks off at 4.00pm with the last race at 7.45pm. The feature race on the day is the fourth race at 7.10pm, The Guinness Galway Blazers Handicap Steeplechase, run over 2 miles 6 furlongs and 111 yards.
Regarded as Ireland’s largest horse racing festival, tune into all the action on the day with TG4, Racing TV and on radio with Galway Bay FM.
This July, stay in touch with all that’s happening at the Galway Races by tuning in daily to their social media channels via Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. The team in Galway have lots of interviews, fun and entertainment planned to keep their fans engaged in the build up to and during the races, including:
Follow us for all the latest updates LIVE as they happen on our social media channels using the hashtags #GalwayRaces #GiddyforGalway
Fridays Most Stylish Competition – It’s back and it’s virtual (again!) thanks to Athlone Town Centre.
*Must be aged 18 or over.
** Must be aged 18 or over & hold a valid Student I.D.
***Must be accompanied by Parent or Guardian for admission and for the duration of the raceday.
Prices start from €10 per seat per day. Pre-booking essential due to high demand.
Reserved Seating with exclusive access to the private Corrib Bar with panoramic views of the finish line…(A ‘Top Tip’ from the staff at Galway Races!).