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One hundred and forty nine years ago, Captain Wilson Lynch offered the use of one hundred and sixty acres of his family land on the outskirts of Galway city to host the Galway races. Hence the name for the new building which racegoers will see for the first time next week.
Join Ireland’s most fashionable at Ballybrit Racecourse on Thursday August 2 for the biggest day in the Irish racing calendar, Ladies’ Day of the Galway Races Summer Festival. A day where bold colours and cutting-edge silhouettes are paired with dramatic headpieces — all perfectly showcased by ‘the g Hotel Best Dressed’ event.
Galway Racecourse will host its final two days of racing for 2017 this Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday.
In a little over two weeks, the madness will begin. But already there is an air of effort and industry as Michael Moloney and his team are counting down to July 31, and the opening day of the 2017 racing festival. Take note of the date: a festival we usually associate with the last week of July will this year begin on the last day of July, the latest possible start date, and end on Sunday August, 6.
With only weeks left to go to the highly anticipated 148th running of the iconic Galway Races Summer Festival, prize money has been boosted to a new record level at the Ballybrit venue to over €2,000,000.
Galway has claimed the top honour as the ‘Racecourse of the Year’ at the annual Horse Racing Ireland awards held in Leopardstown Racecourse.
As part of the continued growth and expansion of the Galway Races Summer Festival, Galway Racecourse has announced the appointment of Sinéad Cassidy to the newly created role of Sales and Marketing Manager.
The award winning five star g Hotel & Spa Galway, is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the Best Dressed Lady Competition at this year’s Galway Races Summer Festival 2016. The g hotel & Spa is the exquisite creation of world renowned milliner and Galway native Philip Treacy. The hotel has won numerous awards for its design and ambiance since it opened its doors in 2006.
Tributes have been paid to Galway Racecourse chairman and former auctioneer Terry Cunningham who passed away suddenly on Monday evening. The 71-year-old was extremely well-known in the city due to his auctioneering business and work on the race committee, of which he had been a member since 1990.