OCTOBER BANK HOLIDAY MEETING

Enjoy Bank Holiday Fun at Galway Races

October Race Meeting 2019:

  • Saturday October 26th – National Hunt Race Day
  • Sunday October 27th  – The National Breast Cancer Research Institute Fundraising Day
  • Monday October 28th – The Student Race Day

Our annual October Race meeting has always proven to be a favourite with our visitors. The 2019 meeting falls on the Bank Holiday weekend so why not come racing and make a weekend of it in Galway.

 

Breast Cancer Research & The Galway Races

Sunday 27th October 2019

For 2019, Galway Racecourse will for the second year running host a three-day October Festival (Saturday 26th – Bank Holiday Monday 28th October). We will be offering three days of fantastic horseracing, hospitality, entertainment and an electric atmosphere that continues to draw people from Ireland and abroad to experience the magic that is the Galway Races. As part of the October Festival, on Sunday 27th we will host a dedicated fundraiser for Breast Cancer Research Ireland (BCRI). The team at Galway Racecourse are proud to be working with Professor Michael Kerins and his dedicated team at BCRI to organise this event.  By partnering with BCRI we will be supporting the research team at NUIG to improve breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Following the huge sell-out success of last years event that raised €95,000 for the charity, we have lots of exciting plans in store. Book now to secure your table.

 

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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
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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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