Galway Races Betting

Galway Races Betting 2017

Galway Races

The Galway Festival is one of Ireland's premier festivals and attracts a multitude of punters through the turnstiles as well as a bumper betting turnover. 

Throughout the week long extravaganza bookmakers accept healthy bets in the betting ring, as well as offering excellent concessions to punters to try and drum up business.

The Galway Plate and the Galway Handicap Hurdle are the two biggest betting races of the week, but with over 50 races on offer for the punters they can get their betting brains on for a whole plethora of competitive racing.

Galway First Day Racecard

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

Free Bets

Galway Races betting is one of the busiest markets in Irish racing and is one of the most avidly followed and attended festivals in the world, let alone in Ireland and millions of Euros and pounds will change hands during the seven days. It is a bumper time for the Bookmakers of course who seek to gain even more customers by using a wide variety of betting attractions, particularly with the Galway Festival Free Bet offers. To assist you throughout the seven-day festival we shall have an updated Irish Racing Results Service available at all times.

Galway Ante Post Betting

The ante-post markets are usually opened early for the Galway Plate and the Galway Handicap Hurdle, as they are the two races that generate the biggest turnover at the festival.  The betting odds change regularly and the serious minded punters should monitor these price changes.  Punters are provided with a wealth of information prior to the races and use it, often wisely, to pick out their selections. Galway is infamous for receiving unofficial Galway Festival tips, the party-minded crowd often provide tips for the fun of it.  However, the more astute will collate as much as the information as possible and let it lead him to the the winning selection.

When the Ante-post Betting gets underway for Galway there can be some excellent value on offer for punters, obviously this has to be balanced out with the chance that your horse may not take his chance. It is important to keep across all the latest news ahead of the races at Galway, connections will often make it clear as to the chances of their horse running in the Festival.

Galway Races 2017 Special Betting Offers

With a big meeting such as the 2017 Galway Festival there always comes one or two Betting offers from the major bookmakers for punters to take advantage of. Such is the money bet during the week that these offers can prove invaluable for the more experienced punters as well as the casual racing punter. Paddy Power are one of the major bookmakers who are always first on the scene when it comes to special offers for the Galway Festival and it will be no different this year.

The Irish bookmaker Paddy Power will be offering all sorts of excellent promotions this year including the fantastic Money Back Specials that they run on a regular basis. Likewise it will also be offering the Guaranteed Best Prices on all of the races at Galway so punters will be able to rest easy knowing that they are getting the best possible value for their money.