And they’re (nearly) off !

The first white flag of the new season at Roscommon Racecourse will be raised on Monday week, May 9th where the first race takes place at 5:40pm and here is a taste of what you can expect for the season ahead: Our Committee are constantly looking to improve the racing experience for punters and upgrading facilities. The build up to the start of the new season was no different this year with more development works completed. A new Tote building has been erected for patrons. Pictured on the left the Cleary family and friends celebrating after a great victory on …

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Ladies Day Judge confirmed

We are delighted to announce that Ms. Marietta Doran, will be the judge for our Ladies Day on Monday, 4th July. Further details to follow.

Foundation Training for Grooms and Exercise Riders


The Racing Academy & Centre of Education are currently recruiting for Foundation Training for Grooms and Exercise Riders. The training is fully funded by Horse Racing Ireland and there is guaranteed employment on completion of the 8 weeks of training. The closing date for applications is April 4th 2016. Full details can be found on

Cheltenham preview night in aid of Ballygar GAA Clubs

After a highly successful 2015 Cheltenham preview night, Tierney’s Bar in Ballygar will once again host what promises to be a most enjoyable festival preview when some of Ireland & Britain’s top form experts & jockeys descent on the North Galway village on Thursday the 3rd March. See Last year winners that were tipped up on the night…. Winners that were tipped up on the night included Douvan, Un De Sceaux, Faugheen, Don Poli, Moon Racer, Vautour and Peace And Co. Others to be placed at big prices included Sizing John, Djakadam & Sort It Out. Starsports Bookmakers, the main …

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