• All Media Accreditation applications must be submitted by Monday, 8th July 2019.
    • All accredited media at the Galway Races Festival are requested to comply with and adhere to the guidelines outlined in this section of and instructions given to them by Galway Racecourse Officials and Security.
    • All members of the accredited press/photographers are requested to display/wear their allocated press badge/photographer bib once inside the racecourse as there will be increased levels of security on the parade ring, winners enclosure and track access points. We appreciate your co-operation and patience as we implement this measure.
    • AIR Press Card holders should access the track through the AIR turnstile but are requested to display their Galway Races press pass once inside the racecourse.
    • It is a condition when issuing accreditation that your press badge has been allocated to you personally and should not be transferred to another person under any circumstances. Each badge is number allocated and identifiable for this reason.
    • Failure to comply with conditions of accreditation will result in removal of all privileges and may affect the success of future applications for you and/or or company/publication.
    • Since the introduction of GDPR we are required to engage Data Processors under an agreement. By attending our event to capture photographs and/or videos, which we may use for promotional or marketing purposes, you are processing personal data.
      Please review and confirm your acceptance of our Data Processing Agreement.


All Media Accreditation applications must be submitted by Monday 8th July 2019.

It is not guaranteed that accreditation will be available to all applicants and you are therefore advised to submit your request at the earliest opportunity. Application does not guarantee accreditation.

Freelance Applications must be accompanied by a supporting letter from the Publication Editor on company headed paper.

All sections must be correctly and completely filled in – incomplete forms will result in delay and possible refusal of applicator.

If your application is successful press pass will be delivered by post. Thank you for your support.

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The ground @Galway_Races (Saturday to Monday) is yielding to soft (NH) & soft (Flat). Mainly dry today & tomorrow, turning wet from Wednesday with up to 40-50mm (mostly Friday night) prior to racing on Saturday. Mainly dry for racing thereafter.

🥳Who'd like to WIN tickets to the Galway Races Bank Holiday 3 Day October Festival this weekend?
🔟 pairs of tickets to give-away to a day of our choice.
👉To enter: simply like & share this message.
2⃣4⃣ hours to get entering!
🥳Winners announced tomorrow

Wicklow Brave ❤️ an exception horse, or as @PTownend once said about him "the horse of a life time".
Our thoughts are with the Mullins family, the team @WillieMullinsNH and owner Nick Peacock.
#WicklowBrave #AChampion


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