31 July 2023
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Galway Races Chief expecting bumper week despite heavy rain
Galway Bay fm newsroom- A bumper week is expected for the 154th Galway Races despite heavy rain forecast on Day One.
The seven-day racing festival at Ballybrit gets underway today with the first of seven races off at 5.10pm.
Big crowds are expected to be dressed to impress on Thursday – with the overall Ladies Day winner taking home €10,000
Over 15,000 people attended last year’s opening day, which was slightly down on pre-pandemic figures.
However, Chief Executive of Galway Races Michael Maloney isn’t too worried about the wet weather: