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Galway racetrack professionally surveyed to ensure greater accuracy of race distances

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The team at Ballybrit are known for their forward thinking vision. After all they have managed to transform what began as a small two-day event in 1869 into one of the biggest seven day racing extravaganzas in the world.

Galway to host richest hunt race in Ireland

Prize money is set to hit a record high for this year's Galway Races, which start on July 27.

Ballinrobe Racecourse development getting underway

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Facilities at Ballinrobe Racecourse are in line for a €500,000 redevelopment, which will see the renovation of the existing stable yard, a new main entrance, a new playground, machinery shed and a balcony extension.

Galway Races returns for September meeting

The Galway Races returns for its September outing at the Galway racecourse, Ballybrit.

Family Day at Ballinrobe Races

With spirits still high from the wonderful meeting that was the 90th anniversary of racing at Ballinrobe two weeks ago, the action returns on Sunday next, August 21, with the first race at 2.20pm.

Go for some mid-summer racing at Ballinrobe

Fresh from the hugely successful Ladies’ Day meeting, the mid-summer racing festival takes centre stage at Ballinrobe Racecourse this Monday and Tuesday, July 18 and 19. Racing starts both days at 5.50pm.

Kilkenny bred horse competes at top international event

A horse bred in Johnstown, Co Kilkenny, recently competed at one of the top international equestrian competitions in the world.

Hunting season for wildfowl remains closed

No shooting or hunting of wildfowl including birds such as pheasants, snipe, and wood pigeon is to be carried out before Tuesday December 21 next at least, by order of the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government.

Win tickets to the October racing festival in Ballybrit

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Ballybrit Racecourse will play host to two days of National Hunt racing this Bank Holiday weekend as the October Galway Races get under way on Sunday. The Galway Advertiser will be giving away some pairs of tickets to the meeting in conjunction with the Galway Race Committee and Renvyle House Hotel who are sponsoring a race at Ballybrit on Sunday.

Young Goresbridge jockey races Johnny Murtagh to raise funds

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A Kilkenny jockey was one of a group of trainee jockeys from the Racing Academy & Centre of Education in Kildare, who recently took part in a charity race at the Curragh to raise funds as part of Gaisce - The President's Award.

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