Galway Races 2022
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The biggest racing festival in Ireland, Galway Races 2022 starts on July 25 at the Galway. Here, you will know the preview, schedule and how to watch the live stream.


The calendar for the Galway Races Festival in 2022 includes a total of 49 different races, and the total prize money up for grabs is more than €2 million. Betting will take place at the Galway Festival during the course of its seven-day span.

The prestigious Galway Plate race is known as the Blue Riband race. This race has played a pivotal role in the history of Galway racing.

It is the race that takes place on Wednesday, the third day of the meeting, and it will be the one that receives the most attention from the media and the majority of the betting throughout the Galway Festival.

The Galway Festival Ladies Day takes place on the fourth day of the festival and is widely considered one of the most vibrant events.

When is Galway Races 2022?

The tournament will start on July 25 and will continue till July 31. To know about the schedule of the tournament, check below:

Monday 25th July 2022

  • Connacht Hotel (Q.R.) Handicap
  • First Race: 17.10
  • Last Race: 20.20 Gates Open: 14.30
  • No. of races: 7

Tuesday 26th July 2022

  • Colm Quinn BMW Mile Handicap
  • First Race: 17.10
  • Last Race: 20.20
  • Gates Open: 14.30
  • No. of races: 7

Wednesday 27th July 2022

  • Galway Plate
  • First Race: 17.10
  • Last Race: 20.20
  • Gates Open: 14.30
  • No. of races: 7

Thursday 28th July 2022

  • Ladies Day – Guinness Galway Hurdle Handicap
  • First Race: 14.10
  • Last Race: 18.10
  • Gates Open: 11.15
  • No. of races: 8

Friday 29th July 2022

  • Friday’s Fair Lady – Guinness Handicap
    First Race: 17.00
  • Last Race: 20.40
  • Gates Open: 14.15
  • No. of races: 8
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Saturday 30th July 2022

  • Galway Shopping Centre Handicap Hurdle
    First Race: 14.00
  • Last Race: 17.55
  • Gates Open: 11.30
  • No. of races: 8

Sunday 31st July 2022

  • Family Day & Mad Hatters Day – Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Ahonoora” HandicapFirst Race: 14.00
  • Last Race: 17.40
  • Gates Open: 11.30
  • No. of races: 8

How to watch Galway Races 2022?

RTE will be showing them on the TV channel. You can watch the event on RTE as the actions will be starting at 5 PM.

You will be able to watch the live stream of the event on your streaming device via RTE Player. This is totally free for TV channel users.


The biggest race in Ireland will be taking place at the Galway. The ground has a capacity of 8,129 people.


Galway Races 2022 is a festival for the people of the area. They get a whole week of enjoyment with the best racers. so, you can watch the total event directly from the stadium if you are someone from the neighborhood.


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