Owners & Trainers Information

Admission to the Racecourse

Owners and Trainers should present their AIR card at the AIR turnstile to gain admission to the racecourse. For any queries regarding allocation of AIR cards, please contact the AIR at 01-6760911.


Owners carparking is available close to Entrance B while there is a Trainers carpark adjacent to Entrance A on the avenue.

Owners and Trainers Refreshments

Tea, Coffee and biscuits are provided free of charge in the Owners and Trainers Bar.


Children under 14 are not allowed access to the Parade Ring at any time.

Trophy for Winning Owner

As a gesture to mark this success each winning Owner  of a race will receive a trophy, a complimentary DVD of the race and a complimentary photograph of the presentation of the race.

Going Reports

Going reports are sent by text message on the morning of each race day.  If you wish your contact details to be added to this list, please contact the racecourse office on 091-753870.

Overnight Stabling

Stables do not need to be pre-booked but if you have any special stabling requirements, please contact us at 091-753870.

Overseas Runners

Runners from abroad are very welcome to run at Galway Racecourse.  There is a €300 travel allowance payable to any horse that travels from the UK and is not placed in a race.  Details regarding grooms accommodation should be directed to Annette Doyle at Weatherbys by email: adoyle@weatherbys.ie.

Stable Staff

All stable staff working on race days are provided with free meals in the Stable Yard Canteen.


Galway’s racing photographer is Pat Healy and he can be contacted by telephone at 068-21680 or by email at patcashhealy@eircom.net.