The famous seven days Summer Races returns on the 28th July, 2014 with top racing, fabulous fashion,delectable foods and an electric atmosphere with an infectious sense of fun.
The Galway Races is certainly a festival for everyone. The Festival runs for seven consecutive days starting from the last Monday in July each year. Highlights of the Summer Festival include Ladies Day, Friday’s Fair Lady, Ladbrokes Red Day, and Family Day including our very popular Mad Hatters Competition.
Almost 140,000 people attended the Summer Festival Meeting in 2013 where betting turnover reached great heights once again. The total prize fund for the fifty-two sponsored races reached an impressive €1.5 million. If you fancy a flutter while at the course, there are various options for placing a bet at the Galway Races; the Tote, on-course betting shops and on-course bookmakers.
Turnstiles will open each day at approximately two hours before the first race.