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Galway ground similar to opening day

The going at Galway looks set to be similar today with some showers forecast for this afternoon.

Weld should strike with Eziyra

Eziyra makes plenty of appeal for Dermot Weld and Pat Smullen in the Colm Quinn BMW European Breeders Fund Fillies Maiden at Galway on Tuesday evening.

Briar turns attention to fences

Briar Hill attempts to give his career a much-needed boost when he makes his fencing debut in the Latin Quarter Beginners Chase at Galway on Tuesday.

Browne takes honours on Swamp Fox

Swamp Fox and Barry Browne were the heroes in the featured Connacht Hotel (Q.R.) Handicap on the first day of the Galway Festival.

Culloty saddles first Festival winner

Jim Culloty's Electric Concorde won a final-furlong battle with Robin Des Foret in the concluding bumper on day one of the Galway Festival.

Motherland rules the roost in Galway

Motherland proved popular with punters as he was sent off the 2/1 favourite from 7/2 in the morning and the money proved spot on in Ballybrit.

Muthaza eases home in Festival opener

Muthaza readily reeled in front-running Cable for an easy victory in the opening race of the Galway Festival - the extended two mile novice hurdle.

Pyromaniac able to run in Galway Hurdle

Pyromaniac is free to take his chance in the Guinness Galway Hurdle on Thursday following a High Court ruling, said trainer Tony Martin.

Tote turnover up but bookmakers see less

The crowd on the opening day of the Galway Festival was 18,851 (down 363 from 19,214 in 2015).

Weld strikes with Right Honourable

Dermot Weld got his first winner on board at this year's Galway Festival in race three - the seven furlong juvenile maiden.

Shake The Bucket keeps on winning

Veteran Shake The Bucket delivered at 14/1 for the Madden family in the 19-runner Easyfix Handicap Hurdle at Galway.

Spruce Meadows and Halpin team up well

Spruce Meadows brought up plenty of bets when finishing strongly to land the seven furlong handicap at Galway.

Leading Galway trainers have points to prove

Galway racecourse manager Michael Moloney has confirmed that the points based system for the Trainers’ Championship will remain in place this week, despite calls to alter the system following last year’s festival.

Ellison bemoans Baraweez's draw

Baraweez bids for his third victory at the Galway Festival in the Colm Quinn BMW Mile Handicap on Tuesday.

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12.47 Penjack

1.50 Sea Front


6.15 Pocketfullofdreams

7.20 General Macarthur

8.20 Unrequited , Neatly Put


2.10 Voice From Above

2.45 Shelneverwalkalone

3.20 Van Gerwen

5.05 Mime Dance , Baltic Prince , Make On Madam

5.35 Graceful Act


2.00 Felix Mendelssohn

2.35 Larchmont Lad

4.20 Waseem Faris , Lady Kyllar

5.30 Gratzie , Beleave


1.50 Roman Legion

2.20 Opus Too

3.30 Merhoob

4.05 Manton Grange


9.00 Andhaar


5.40 Surprise Us

6.10 Oscars Way

8.40 Ginger Fizz

Races Coming Up

2.55 Yarmouth Best Prices: We'll Shake Hands (13/8) Kilim (3/1) Captain Gerald (13/2) Monna Valley (7/1) 14/1 BAR

3.10 Goodwood Best Prices: Home Of The Brave (5/2) Dutch Connection (5/2) Markaz (8/1) Birchwood (8/1) 9/1 BAR

3.20 Beverley Best Prices: Oriental Splendour (9/4) Captain Bob (7/2) Bond Bombshell (5/1) Flicka's Boy (9/1) 10/1 BAR

3.30 Yarmouth Best Prices: Captain Colby (11/4) David's Duchess (7/2) Doctor Sardonicus (11/2) Elronaq (7/1) 15/2 BAR

3.45 Goodwood Best Prices: Notarised (7/1) King Bolete (17/2) Qewy (9/1) A Soldier's Life (9/1) 9/1 BAR

3.55 Beverley Best Prices: Jacbequick (5/2) Final (11/4) Dawn Mirage (4/1) Dubai Dynamo (15/2) 11/1 BAR

4.05 Yarmouth Best Prices: Takatul (6/4) North Creek (7/2) Four Poets (5/1) Coronation Day (9/1) 12/1 BAR

4.20 Goodwood Best Prices: Thesme (11/2) Boom The Groom (6/1) Maljaa (15/2) Harry Hurricane (9/1) 10/1 BAR

4.30 Beverley Best Prices: Laureate (1/1) Melesina (6/4) Miss Bates (11/1) Smiley Riley (25/1)

4.40 Yarmouth Best Prices: Jawaayiz (6/4) Hollywood Road (9/4) Corked (8/1) Honey Badger (8/1) 12/1 BAR

4.55 Goodwood Best Prices: Harry Angel (11/8) Mazyoun (4/1) Best Solution (7/1) Parys Mountain (8/1) 11/1 BAR