Galway Races 2018


Be a part of one of Galway's highlights of the year as we celebrate the Galway Races Annual Festival. 

We enjoy the benefits of being located only minutes from the Racecourse in Ballybrit so if you need accommodation then look no further!

Choose from our wide range of accommodation including our self-catering apartments, executive suites, family rooms, classic doubles or twin rooms.

You can benefit from our complimentary car parking, free access to the leisure centre, entertainment and dining options throughout the week.

For all our great value packages click here


The line up this year is as follows:


Monday 30th July 2018
Connacht Hotel (Q.R.) Handicap
First Race: 17:10 | Last Race: 20:15 | Gates Open: 15:00

Tuesday 31st July 2018
Topaz Mile Handicap
First Race: 17:10 | Last Race: 20:15 | Gates Open: 15:00

Wednesday 01st August 2018 Galway Plate
First Race: 15:00 | Last Race: 19:10 | Gates Open: 12:30

Thursday 02nd August 2018
Ladies Day - Guinness Galway Hurdle Handicap
First Race: 13:50 | Last Race: 18:10 | Gates Open: 11:00

Friday 03rd August 2018
Friday’s Fair Lady - Guinness Handicap
First Race: 17:05 | Last Race: 20:25 | Gates Open: 15:00

Saturday 04th August 2018
Ladbrokes Red Day - Ladbrokes Handicap Hurdle
First Race: 14:30 | Last Race: 17:45 | Gates Open: 12:00

Sunday 05th August 2018
Family Day & Mad Hatters Day - Irish Stallion Farms EBF "Ahonoora" Handicap
First Race: 14:15 | Last Race: 17:30 | Gates Open: 12:00


Bus Service:


We are happy to announce this year we will be running a bus service in conjuction with the companies in Oranmore we will be providing a bus form Oranmore to the race course each day....times to be announced shortly!!


Most Stylish Lady Competition


This one is for the ladies..champagne


Join us for our annual Ladies Day competition on Thursday, 2nd August to be in with a chance of winning a prize for most stylish lady


One lucky winner will be picked by our VIP guest Faith Almond, a lady who has won numerous awards for best dressed at race occasions all around the country.


Dont miss it- Lots of Prizes to be won on the day !







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