Who won the Galway Plate?

Saldier defied top-weight to give Willie Mullins a huge double by winning the Guinness Galway Hurdle Handicap. Just 24 hours on from winning the Galway Plate with Royal Rendezvous, Mullins saddled his third winner of the Galway Hurdle in just four years.

Who won the Galway Hurdle?

YearWinnerJockey
2018SharjahPatrick Mullins
2019Tudor CityRobbie Power
2020AramonPatrick Mullins
2021SaldierPatrick Mullins

Who won the Galway Plate 2020?

The Shunter is just one of seven McManus-owned runners declared, three trained by Joseph O’Brien. McManus and O’Brien teamed up to win the 2020 Galway Plate with Early Doors and this year join forces with Top Moon, Darasso and potentially A Wave Of The Sea – who is first reserve.

What day is the Galway Plate?

The famous Galway Plate dates back to in 1869 and is the feature race on the Wednesday while the Galway Hurdle is the big one the following afternoon.

Who owns Galway Racecourse?

During his years as manager of Galway Racecourse, John Moloney pitched the Ballybrit venue into a realm of its own. In more recent times, as chairman of the Association of Irish Racecourses (AIR), he is attracting extra finances to the country’s 26 race tracks through the complex media rights deal he helped broker.

What horse racing is on in Ireland today?

13:40The Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares Maiden Hurdle
15:50The Liam Healy Memorial Lartigue Hurdle (Handicap) (Grade B)
16:25The Win A House With Kerry GAA Handicap Hurdle
16:55The John F. McGuire Beginners Steeplechase
17:25The Buckley Agri Listowel & McHale Farm Machinery Flat Race
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Who won the Galway Hurdle 2021?

Pos. (Draw)Horse / SP Trainer / JockeyWGT
11. Saldier (FR) 18/1 Mr P W Mullins W P Mullins1110 p1
b g Soldier Hollow – Salve Evita (Monsun)
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Are spectators allowed at the Galway Races 2021?

It has been announced that 1,000 people will be allowed to attend the 2021 Galway Races each day of the summer festival, significantly below what was hoped for. … The festival organisers submitted plans which requested that up to 5,000 spectators a day to be permitted at the outdoor festival.

What time is last race in Galway today?

The first of eight jump races takes place at 4.35pm and the last race at 8.15pm. Read:

Is Galway Races flat or jumps?

National Hunt (jump) racing and Flat racing go hand-in-hand at Galway. … Galway Racecourse is situated 6kms from the city centre and not far from the M4 motorway.

What length is Galway Racecourse?

Galway Race Course is a 1.4 mile (3,500-step) route located near Galway, County Galway, Ireland.

What is the oldest racecourse in Ireland?

Dating back to 1685, Downpatrick Racecourse is the oldest racecourse in Ireland. It has long been a hub of local life and attracts visitors from far and wide for great sport, entertainment, and fun. We host 10 fixtures each year, with our feature being the Ulster National in March.

How many can Galway Races hold?

Attendance limited to 1,000 per day at racecourse out of 45,000 capacity.

How old is the Galway Races?

Galway Races Rásaí na Gaillimhe
Years active152
Inaugurated17 August 1869
Attendance150,000+
Websitegalwayraces.com

What race are Irish?

The Irish (Irish: Muintir na hÉireann or Na hÉireannaigh) are an ethnic group and nation native to the island of Ireland, who share a common history and culture. Ireland has been inhabited for about 33,000 years according to archaeological studies (see Prehistoric Ireland).