First Day

Galway Festival Day 1 2018

Galway Races Day One

Day one of the 2017 Galway Festival will provide its usual thrills and spills and there are some decent races lined up on Monday evening with Joseph O'Brien's Le Rochebourg aiming to kick off the meeting with a win in the Galway Bay Hotel Novice Hurdle at 5:20pm.

Dermot Weld will aim to land a winner on day one of the meeting and unleashes Rich History in the Claytonhotel Galway Handicap at 7:05pm, while the Eventus Handicap at 8:10pm will be an ultra-competitive betting heat, which sees a cracking field head to the 1m 4f start.

Galway First Day Racecard

The seven races on Day One of the Galway Races are:

Galway Races Day One Tips From Tom Lee

RTE's Tom Lee will be yet again providing our readers with his top tips for the entire Galway Festival and he has put up two selections for the opening day of the Ballybrit extravaganza.

Check out Tom Lee's Tips Here.

2017 Galway Races Get A £20 Risk Free Bet From Paddy Power

The Galway Festival is probably the best attended racing festival in all of Ireland, with approximately 250,000 people attending over its seven day duration. Top Irish Bookmaker Paddy Power will be offering their famous FREE BETS throughout the week long meeting.. The Festival comes at the very end of July and the first week in August and for many is the highlight of the summer. Over 100 million Euros were gambled in 2011 on the festival, with 30 million being taken on course alone. There will be many Paddy Power betting offers available which punters should take advantage and combine it with our Galway Races 2016 tips. 

Claim the free Galway Races £20 bet at Paddy Power