Galway

Galway Race Course, Ballybrit, Galway, Co Galway, Ireland

Tel: +353 (0)91 753870 (Office)

Fax: +353 (0)91 752592

Mobile: +353 (0)87 259 6309

Officials:

Chairman: Mr Tim Naughton; Clerk of the Course: J Collins

Major Races Run:

Summer Festival Meeting Races, Carlton. ie handicap; Tote Galway Mile; Galway Plate; The Guinness Galway Hurdle. Autumn Meeting; Deacy @ Ass Novice Steeplechase; Guinness Handicap; Ardilaun Hotel Oyster Stakes.Bank Holiday meeting in October; Barna Waste Novice Steeplechase; Castlegar Handicap Steeplechase

How to Get There:

Rail: Galway Station

Car & Coach Parks:

On course

Aircraft Landing Facilities:

No; Nearest is Galway Airport (4k), prior permission to land from +353 (0)91 755569; Transport to/from racecourse to be arranged in advance. Helicopter facilities yes, prior permission to land from +353 (0)91 753870

Effect of Draw:

High numbers have slight advantage in 7f & mile races

Stabling:

165 boxes

Restaurant Reservations:

Corporate Hospitality - email hospitality@lydonhousecatering.com pr phone +353 (0)91 564015

Dress Requirements:

Casual

Recommended Hotels:

Ardilaun House Hotel, Galway, Tel: +353 (0)91 521433, Fax: +353 (0)91 521546; Carlton, Tel: +353 (0)91 753181; Jurys Hotel, Tel: +353 (0)91 566444, Fax: +353 (0)91 568415; Radisson Hotel, +353 (0)91 539300

Taxis/Cabs:

Galway Taxis - 561112, Big O Taxis - 585858

Other Details:

2010, Summer Festival Meeting Monday July 26th - August 1st Autumn Festival 28th August - 30th August, October Bank Holiday October 24th & 25th

Type of Racecourses:

Flat, Jump,