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Patrick's Day as Aramon clinches another Galway Hurdle for Mullins family
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# Galway Races

Patrick's Day as Aramon clinches another Galway Hurdle for Mullins family

Jul 30th 2020, 7:27 PM 3,749 Views 0 Comments

Denis Hogan announces riding retirement after victory in the Arthur Guinness Handicap Hurdle.

Early Doors seizes Galway Plate opportunity
# Winning
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# Winning

Early Doors seizes Galway Plate opportunity

Jul 29th 2020, 9:44 PM 2,837 Views 2 Comments

The Joseph O’Brien-trained seven-year-old had failed to get his head in front in four previous outings over fences

3 expert tips for Thursday's racing at the Galway Races
# Tips
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# Tips

3 expert tips for Thursday's racing at the Galway Races

Jul 29th 2020, 11:24 AM 3,804 Views 2 Comments

Johnny Ward brings you his picks for the Galway Hurdle and more.

In pics: Opening day of the Galway Races at empty racecourse
# Picture This
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# Picture This

In pics: Opening day of the Galway Races at empty racecourse

Jul 27th 2020, 10:37 PM 5,250 Views 0 Comments

Day 1 of the festival took place today behind closed doors.

Tony Mullins-trained Princess Zoe triumphs in Galway feature on opening day
# Winner Winner
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# Winner Winner

Tony Mullins-trained Princess Zoe triumphs in Galway feature on opening day

Jul 27th 2020, 8:11 PM 3,980 Views 0 Comments

Finian Maguire was on board as the five-year-old clinched the win in the Connacht Hotel Handicap.

Galway Racing Festival gets go ahead but with significant changes to its programme
# Getting Back To Normal
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# Getting Back To Normal

Galway Racing Festival gets go ahead but with significant changes to its programme

Updated May 21st 2020, 9:39 PM 76,895 Views 88 Comments

HRI announce full Flat programme for June and revised fixture list for July.

Galway Races won't take place 'as an open event' this summer
# Change Of Plans
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# Change Of Plans

Galway Races won't take place 'as an open event' this summer

Apr 21st 2020, 8:12 PM 4,657 Views 8 Comments

The news comes after today’s government announcement that no licences would be given for events of more than 5,000 people until September.

Enigmatic Yorkhill claims big victory on final day at Galway
# Ballybrit
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# Ballybrit

Enigmatic Yorkhill claims big victory on final day at Galway

Aug 4th 2019, 7:49 PM 4,374 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile Gerry Keane saddled the most valuable winner of his career when Laughifuwant landed the feature Irish Stallion Farms EBF Ahonoora Handicap.

Great Trango gives Fethard trainer Kelly biggest win of his career at Galway
# Feature Race
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# Feature Race

Great Trango gives Fethard trainer Kelly biggest win of his career at Galway

Aug 3rd 2019, 9:52 PM 5,238 Views 2 Comments

The victory came in today’s feature race, the Galway Shopping Centre Handicap Hurdle.

Minella Beau makes it a hat-trick of Galway victories for Mullins
# Galway Races
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# Galway Races

Minella Beau makes it a hat-trick of Galway victories for Mullins

Aug 2nd 2019, 8:35 PM 3,527 Views 0 Comments

Mr Adjudicator, meanwhile, won the feature race at Ballybrit on Friday.

Johnny Ward: Goodwood farce shows lack of respect for one of Irish racing's big days
# Column
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# Column

Johnny Ward: Goodwood farce shows lack of respect for one of Irish racing's big days

Aug 2nd 2019, 3:12 PM 7,799 Views 5 Comments

British racing must confront the reality that far too many of its races go off late, writes Johnny Ward.

How to win at the Galway Races, the hard way
# The Long Shot
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# The Long Shot

How to win at the Galway Races, the hard way

Jul 30th 2019, 8:12 PM 14,678 Views 3 Comments

A year ago, Mark Enright notched his biggest career win at Ballybrit. The 33-1 victory came after the jockey, with lots of help, recovered from depression.

Jody Townend completes comeback from serious injury with big Galway win
# G-G-G-Galway
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# G-G-G-Galway

Jody Townend completes comeback from serious injury with big Galway win

Jul 29th 2019, 10:19 PM 4,592 Views 3 Comments

The 21-year-old steered the Willie Mullins-trained mare home.

From supporting Limerick in Croke Park to winning the Galway Plate on board 33/1 shot Clarcam
# Joy For Enright
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# Joy For Enright

From supporting Limerick in Croke Park to winning the Galway Plate on board 33/1 shot Clarcam

Aug 1st 2018, 8:12 PM 6,795 Views 4 Comments

Mark Enright was on board as Clarcam won the feature on Day 3 of the Galway Races.

'Galway has morphed into a small city - but we're stuck with the services of a town'
# Opinion
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# Opinion

'Galway has morphed into a small city - but we're stuck with the services of a town'

Jul 31st 2018, 7:00 AM 31,940 Views 54 Comments

Traffic jams are not just for Race Week, says Niall O Tuathail; they are now a year-round problem.

This Limerick horse owner's gas interview on At The Races is the talk of the internet
# G-G-G-Galway
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# G-G-G-Galway

This Limerick horse owner's gas interview on At The Races is the talk of the internet

Aug 5th 2017, 3:48 PM 13,536 Views 6 Comments

“Hopefully there’ll be a miracle here today and as I say, if there is, this place is going to be wrecked.”

Call it a comeback: Geraghty returns from long injury layoff to win Galway Hurdle
# Galway Races
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# Galway Races

Call it a comeback: Geraghty returns from long injury layoff to win Galway Hurdle

Aug 3rd 2017, 5:06 PM 3,043 Views 3 Comments

5/1 shot Tigris River wins the big one in the colours of JP McManus.

A 96-year-old Irishman was interviewed after his horse won at the Galway Races and it will make your day
# At The Races
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# At The Races

A 96-year-old Irishman was interviewed after his horse won at the Galway Races and it will make your day

Aug 3rd 2017, 4:50 PM 14,254 Views 5 Comments

What a moment for him.

Wild celebrations in west Waterford and Panama after the opening winner at Galway Races yesterday
# Eye-catching
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# Eye-catching

Wild celebrations in west Waterford and Panama after the opening winner at Galway Races yesterday

Aug 3rd 2017, 10:29 AM 4,558 Views 4 Comments

Fair to say the Connery Family Syndicate got excited.

Balko Des Flos cruises home to hand Russell and de Bromhead Galway Plate
# Galway Races
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# Galway Races

Balko Des Flos cruises home to hand Russell and de Bromhead Galway Plate

Aug 2nd 2017, 7:35 PM 3,873 Views 1 Comment

The win comes as Davy Russell’s first Galway Plate success.

19-year-old Aubrey McMahon wins 'Amateur Derby' as Galway Races get underway
# Horse Racing
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# Horse Racing

19-year-old Aubrey McMahon wins 'Amateur Derby' as Galway Races get underway

Jul 31st 2017, 8:29 PM 3,890 Views 2 Comments

16/1 shot Whiskey Sour won the feature on day one at Ballybrit.

With "crazy drinking" and p***ing in the street, one Galway chef has had enough of 'The Races'
# Go West
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# Go West

With "crazy drinking" and p***ing in the street, one Galway chef has had enough of 'The Races'

Jul 29th 2016, 6:19 PM 65,823 Views 118 Comments

JP McMahon will shut his Michelin star restaurant next year.

Spare a thought for the Galway Races punter who woke up to his bar receipt this morning...
# Flaithulach
# Flaithulach

Spare a thought for the Galway Races punter who woke up to his bar receipt this morning...

Jul 28th 2016, 6:10 PM 42,887 Views 6 Comments

You thought your Coppers receipts were bad…

11 WTF moments that could only happen at the Galway Races
# No Way Gal Way
# No Way Gal Way

11 WTF moments that could only happen at the Galway Races

Jul 28th 2016, 1:25 PM 15,110 Views 0 Comments

The most wonderful time of the year.

This messer was caught horsing around behind an RTÉ report from the Galway Races
# Horseplay
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# Horseplay

This messer was caught horsing around behind an RTÉ report from the Galway Races

Jul 28th 2016, 7:11 AM 9,070 Views 4 Comments

Just your usual horsing around.

This messer was caught horsing around behind an RTÉ report from the Galway Races
# Horseplay
# Horseplay

This messer was caught horsing around behind an RTÉ report from the Galway Races

Jul 27th 2016, 12:12 PM 5,998 Views 1 Comment

Just your usual horsing around.

The essential DOs and DON'Ts for every horse racing virgin
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# Sponsored By HRI

The essential DOs and DON'Ts for every horse racing virgin

Sep 11th 2015, 5:41 PM 3,971 Views 1 Comment

Here’s how to have a great day and avoid a faux pas.

It's your last chance to win some cash and here's our tip for the Galway Races
# Galway Races
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# Galway Races

It's your last chance to win some cash and here's our tip for the Galway Races

Aug 2nd 2015, 2:00 PM 4,427 Views 0 Comments

Mark your card.

Willie Mullins claims a 1-2 of reserves in the Handicap Hurdle at Galway
# Day 6
From The42
# Day 6

Willie Mullins claims a 1-2 of reserves in the Handicap Hurdle at Galway

Aug 1st 2015, 8:34 PM 3,118 Views 1 Comment

It was the champion trainer’s seventh win of the festival.

Our 8/1 tip for the Galway Races today
# Touch Wood
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# Touch Wood

Our 8/1 tip for the Galway Races today

Aug 1st 2015, 8:14 AM 6,174 Views 4 Comments

Day Six and you’re still going strong, right horse fans?

Our 5/1 tip for the Galway Races today
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# Mark Your Card

Our 5/1 tip for the Galway Races today

Jul 31st 2015, 12:45 PM 6,484 Views 5 Comments

We’ll be keeping a close eye on the 5.10pm at Ballybrit this evening.

A whole load of gas tickets photobombed the RTÉ News report from the Galway Races...
# G-G-G-Galway
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# G-G-G-Galway

A whole load of gas tickets photobombed the RTÉ News report from the Galway Races...

Jul 31st 2015, 8:57 AM 9,164 Views 7 Comments

What did they expect?

Quick Jack takes the Galway Hurdle as ladies turn up the style
# Day 4
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# Day 4

Quick Jack takes the Galway Hurdle as ladies turn up the style

Jul 30th 2015, 9:48 PM 9,860 Views 7 Comments

Trainer Tony Martin made it consecutive wins in the race on Ladies Day at Ballybrit.

Our 6/1 tip for the Galway Races today
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Our 6/1 tip for the Galway Races today

Jul 30th 2015, 11:27 AM 6,972 Views 1 Comment

Is today the day that our luck finally changes?

President Higgins among another bumper crowd at a sun-drenched Galway Races
# Galway Races
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# Galway Races

President Higgins among another bumper crowd at a sun-drenched Galway Races

Jul 29th 2015, 10:20 PM 4,851 Views 6 Comments

The sun was out in Ballybrit as a 16/1 shot won the feature race.

Our 9/1 tip for the Galway Races today
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Our 9/1 tip for the Galway Races today

Jul 29th 2015, 11:09 AM 8,997 Views 8 Comments

We’ll be keeping a close eye on the 5.30pm at Ballybrit this evening

The rain came to Galway today for Day 2 of the festival
# Four Seasons
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# Four Seasons

The rain came to Galway today for Day 2 of the festival

Jul 28th 2015, 9:41 PM 12,554 Views 11 Comments

Our 9/1 tip returned some nice each-way money.

Sligo boy makes a great sporting gesture with his First Communion money
# Class
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# Class

Sligo boy makes a great sporting gesture with his First Communion money

Jul 28th 2015, 4:32 PM 4,106 Views 1 Comment

Fair play to Barry McNamara.

The #AskTed hashtag was a glorious highlight of yesterday's Galway Races
# G-G-G-Galway
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# G-G-G-Galway

The #AskTed hashtag was a glorious highlight of yesterday's Galway Races

Jul 28th 2015, 12:58 PM 8,476 Views 2 Comments

“How do they get the figs in the fig rolls?”

Our 9/1 tip for the Galway Races today
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Our 9/1 tip for the Galway Races today

Jul 28th 2015, 7:37 AM 9,084 Views 2 Comments

We’ll be keeping a close eye on the 6.50pm at Ballybrit this evening

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