RACING: Galway October Meeting Launched in The Yard 

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Galway Races October

The launch for the 2018 Galway Races October Meeting took place in the Yard Restaurant on Tuesday evening (25th September). 

The meeting will take place from Saturday 27th to Monday the 29th of October including a very special fundraiser for Breast Cancer Research (BCR) on Saturday the 28th.

October’s Bank Holiday Meeting is full of Fun and Entertainment with themes on all three days.

The ‘Spooktacular Halloween Themed Family Race Day’ takes place on Saturday, the Breast Cancer Research Fundraising Day is Sunday, and The Student Race Day is on the Monday.

As part of this new October Festival, on Sunday 28th Galway Races will host a dedicated fundraiser for Breast Cancer Research (BCR). The team at Galway Racecourse are proud to be working with Professor Michael Kerins and his dedicated team at BCR to organise this event.

The first day will be focused around fun, ‘Spooktacular’ Halloween themed family activity!
Racegoers can enjoy the usual great facilities in the enclosure such as delicious food, bar facilities, on-course bookmakers, the big screen, live music and of course great horse racing.

Monday sees the return of our show stopping Student Raceday in conjunction with the NUIG Voluntary Services Abroad and NUIG Rugby Club, with 7 action packed races, live music, fashion competitions and much more.

Tickets for this event can be purchased from the NUIG Socs Box, which include a return bus from NUIG to the racecourse, entry to the races and entry to nightclub afterparties included in ticket price of €20.

The turnstiles open at 11.30am each day, two hours before the first race and there is free car parking.  Adult and student admission is just €15 where they can enjoy on-course music and fantastic competitions.

And children under 16 are free!