Racing Update

In light of the evolving situation regarding Covid-19, for public health and safety reasons, we have made the difficult but unavoidable decision that the Galway Races Summer Festival, due to be held from Monday 27th July to Sunday 2nd August will not be able to take place as an event open to the general pubic this year. 
We’re disappointed that our racegoers can’t be here in person this year, BUT we’re determined to do all we can to lift everyone’s spirits and put a smile on people’s faces. We aim to deliver a fun experience for our fans tuned in via RTE television and our social media channels. Watch this space…

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Dine in style at this Summers Galway Races. 

Enjoy the ultimate race day experience by booking one of our hospitality packages offering exquisite food, drinks and panoramic views of the track. The perfect setting for mixing business and pleasure. Make memories at this Summer’s Galway Races.

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Galway, Ireland
31st May 2020, 11:00 pm
Mostly clear
Mostly clear
real feel: 18°C
humidity: 53%
wind speed: 3 m/s ESE
Forecast 1st June 2020

Partly sunny

Partly sunny
wind speed: 2 m/s E
wind gusts: 3 m/s
Forecast 2nd June 2020

Intermittent clouds

Intermittent clouds
wind speed: 3 m/s NNW
wind gusts: 5 m/s
Forecast 3rd June 2020

Partly sunny with showers

Partly sunny with showers
wind speed: 5 m/s NNE
wind gusts: 7 m/s

Going Report

Galway Going: Monday 28th October, Flat: Heavy, Soft in Places. Dry overnight.
Forecast: Remaining dry.

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🏇🏼Age is but a number! Nothing like that feeling Frank! Best wishes from all @Galway_Races Frank and @RickyDoyle94 delighted to see you both enjoying the sunshine ☀️ #vitaminsun #giddyup #galwayraces #StaySafeStayHealthy #YouOnlyLiveOnce #LifeBeginsatEighty 🙌🏽

Ricky Doyle@RickyDoyle94

Frank Oaks on his way to ride work up the old vic this morning at nearly 80 years of age 💪🏾 2

🥳Best wishes to Michael Furlong on his retirement from all @Galway_Races
Photo: @patcashhealy

In this wends @TheIrishField Ryan McCann @RTEracing explains: “we plan to interview absent owners& trainers by video link& for the first time we will be using Piero technology which allows our experts to draw on the screen & explain how tactics were executed in a race” 📺 v. cool


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