Last day of the Galway Races Summer Festival 2021

With seven competitive flat races on the card, racing on Sunday kicks off at 2.15pm with the last race at 5.15pm. The feature race on the day is the fourth race at 3.45pm, The Irish Stallions Farms EBF Ahonoora Handicap run over seven furlongs.

The final day of the Summer Festival 2021 epitomises that old adage about saving the best for last! For 2021 our “Mega” Family Days will take place on Saturday and Sunday of the Summer Festival Meeting. Fun and colour is the theme for these spectacular days with children admitted free of charge. There is lots of entertainment for the young racegoer including bouncy castles, a children’s disco, slides, face painting and crazy characters throughout the enclosure. 


  • 1st race: The Kenny Galway Handicap
  • 2nd race: The Lord Hemphill Memorial Irish EBF Median Auction Maiden
  • 3rd race: The Ardilaun Hotel Handicap
  • 4th race: The Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Ahonoora” Handicap
  • 5th race: The Irish EBF Fillies Maiden
  • 6th race: The JPK Fencing Race
  • 7th race: The FR. Breen Memorial Handicap


The Mad Hatters Competition in Association with Ireland West Airport Knock.

Hugely popular with children and families, this competition is ideal for those that love art and craft. More details to be released in 2021.

Best of luck!

Prize: details of some fabulous prizes will be announced very soon!

Support from our Sponsors

We are delighted to have the generous support of the following businesses for the opening race day including:
Martinstown Stud, Kenny Motors Galway, the European Breeders Fund, Attheraces, JPK Fencing and Foran Equine. The feature race of the day is kindly sponsored by the European Breeders Fund. Join us for our fantastic family fun day and the popular Mad Hatters competition generously sponsored Ireland West Airport Knock.

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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