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As I write this look ahead at what in my opinion is the best seven days of the year in our wonderful city, I have one eye on the sky above to see if the weather gods, after an absence of two years, can smile on John Maloney and his team who performed a major miracle 12 months ago to complete all seven days racing after a deluge of rain throughout the week, which for the first time in 20 years saw this scribe don weather-proof clothing on each of the seven days of racing.
The all-new Galway Plate will spend the next twelve months on JP McManus' mantelpiece after Bob Lingo pounced late on long-time leader Casey Top to give trainer Thomas Mullins victory in the Galway Plate last evening, a year after his brother Willie took the race.
It may seem that four seasons as we know them have decided to rotate on a daily rather than three monthly basis, but the Galway Racing Festival, no matter what the overhead conditions are, is always guaranteed to deliver a week long episode of that west of Ireland feel good factor that is synonymous with the City Of The Tribes.