Famous, or should that be infamous, for its summer racing festival held late July / early August, Galway is a dual purpose course on the west coast of the country. The right handed course of one mile and two furlongs, with a steep decline into the dip where the last two fences are situated. These fences are famous for being the closest two fences on any racecourse in the world. There is a sharp incline to the finish line.


For meetings other than the Summer Festival, admission is €15, OAP's and students €10.

For the Summer Festival admission is €20 - €30, with reserved seating available for an extra €20. OAP's and students are, again, €10.


The course is situated 5km outside Galway city and 3km from Galway airport.

Shuttle bus services to Galway city operate during the festival.


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2013 Fixtures

July 29th, 30th & 31st
August 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th
September 9th, 10th & 11th
October 27th & 28th

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