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Galway Races

Looking for a hotel to stay at the Galway Races during this summer 2016? The Claregalway Hotel is 15 minutes away from one of Ireland’s largest and the most exciting historic sporting festivals at the Galway Races, which has over 150,000 people attending from all over the world every year. Buses run every 60 minutes on a daily basis from our Claregalway Hotel directly to the Galway Racecourse in Ballybrit.

Summer Festival 2016: 
  • Monday 25th July - The Connacht Hotel (Q.R.) Handicap followed by an ‘Evening with the Sports Stars’

  • Tuesday 26th July - Colm Quinn BMW Mile Handicap with a highly desirable prize fund of €120,000

  • Wednesday 27th July - Galway Plate with an exciting prize fund of €220,000

  • Thursday 28th July - Ladies Day: Guinness Galway Hurdle Handicap Glamorous  

  • Friday 29th July - Friday’s Fair Lady: Guinness Handicap  

  • Saturday 30th July - Ladbrokes Day: Ladbrokes Handicap Hurdle  

  • Sunday 31st July - Family Day & Mad Hatters Day: Irish Stallion Farms EBF "Ahonoora" Handicap

For more information about Galway Races, visit website 


At Claregalway Hotel, we are delighted to offer you some exceptional rates for certain dates of the 2016 Summer Festival.

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