Day 6 of the Galway Races Summer Festival 2021

Day 6 of racing behind closed doors

With seven competitive flat races on the card, racing on Saturday kicks off at 2.15pm with the last race at 5.15pm. The feature race on the day is the sixth race at 4.45pm, The Galway Shopping Centre Handicap run over one mile and four furlongs.

Regarded as Ireland’s largest horse racing Festival, this year as we will race behind closed doors we invite you to sit back in the comfort of your own home and join us via Racing TV and our social media channels as we bring you live coverage of all the action both on and off the track.


  • 1st race: The Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden    
  • 2nd race: The MansionBet Maiden
  • 3rd race: The O’Leary Insurances Handicap
  • 4th race: The MansionBet Handicap         
  • 5th race: The Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction Maiden
  • 6th race: The Galway Shopping Centre Handicap
  • 7th race: The McDonogh Capital Investments Handicap

Support from our Sponsors

We are delighted to have the generous support of Galway Shopping Centre, the Ardilaun Hotel and the European Breeders Fund for day six of our Summer Festival. The feature race of the day is kindly sponsored by Galway Shopping Centre.

Raceday Programme

Gates Open
First Race
Last Race
Number of races






Admission Prices

Adult Admission*
Senior Citizens
Children 17 & Under (Must be accompanied by Parent or Guardian) ***
Reserved Seat on the Top Floor of Millennium Grandstand:

*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!).

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