Widely renowned as ‘Ladies Day’ at the Galway Races Summer Festival, Thursday combines the very best in horse racing and stunning fashion. The first of eight national hunt races takes place at 2.30pm. Thursday features the much sought after Galway Hurdle Handicap race with an impressive prize fund of €250,000 on offer. One of the biggest days in the Irish Racing calendar, this event is also an unmissable day out for fashion lovers.
Regarded as Ireland’s largest horse racing festival, the iconic Galway Races boasts superb horse racing, hospitality, entertainment with Live Bands and DJ’s daily, stunning fashion and an electric atmosphere that continues to draw people from Ireland and abroad to experience the sheer magic and infectious fun atmosphere that we are famous for!
The racecourse offers a wide variety of hospitality experiences. From panoramic views over looking the race track, to more casual fun group packages, we can offer you a variety of experiences, be it with friends or colleagues. Our all- inclusive ‘Festival Package’ at €35 per person is ideal and very popular for large groups [minimum booking of 10 people applies for group packages]. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends. See you in Ballybrit!
Stay in touch with all that’s happening at the Galway Races by tuning into our social media channels via Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. The team in Galway have lots of fun and entertainment planned to keep their fans engaged in the build up to and during the races. Follow us for all the latest updates LIVE as they happen on our social media channels using the hashtags #GalwayRaces #GiddyforGalway
“The secret of great style is to feel good in what you wear.”
Quote Inés de la Fressange
We are delighted to have the generous support of Guinness for day four of our Summer Festival who have generously sponsored all races on the card.
*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.
Information on our 2022 Best Dressed Competition will be announced very soon. Stay tuned!
Prices start from €20 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!).