Saturday 27 December 2014

2010 Galway Races in pictures

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Slash and Burn, with Davey Russell up, lead the field over the fence past the Grandstand, second time around, during the Perfect Pint Beginners Steeplechase. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Chicago Grey, with Paul Carberry up, on their way to winning The Perfect Pint Beginners Steeplechase from Robert Power on Prince Erik. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Beau Michael, with Barry Geraghty up, races clear of Armaramak, with Andrew McNamara up, Adajal, with Tony McCoy up, and Coscorrig, with Paul Carberry up, on their way to winning the St.James's Gate Novice Steeplechase. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Chris De Burg pictured with his daughter Roseanna Davison at the Galway Races yesterday. Photo: Frank Mc Grath
Separate Ways, with Colm O'Donoghue up, on their way to winning the Guinness Time Handicap from Luttrell lady, with Joseph O'Brien on board. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Cathal Birrane, left, Raymond Higgins and Karl Walsh, from Ballina, Co. Mayo, cheer on their selections during the The Guinness Time Handicap. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Smart Striking, second from left, with Ben Curtis up, on their way to winning the Arthur Guinness European Breeders Fund Fillies Handicap from Anam Chara, left, with Joseph O'Brien up. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Jockey Wifes and Partners, Aine Byrne [David Casey], Paula Geraghty [Barry Geraghty], Annemarie Cullen [John Cullen] Rachel Clarke [Paul Carbery], Chantelle McCoy [Tony McCoy] and Gillian Walsh [Ruby Walsh] pictured during Ladies Day at the Galway Races yesterday. Photo: Frank Mc Grath
Glenda Gilensen pictured during Ladies day at the Galway Races yesterday. Photo: Frank Mc Grath
Jockey Tony McCoy parts company with Lethal Weapon at the 4th fence during the Guinness Galway Hurdle Handicap - Grade A. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Jockey Graham Lee celebrates after winning the Guinness Galway Hurdle Handicap - Grade A on Overturn. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
A gentleman operates a 'Three Card Trick' stand before being moved on by a member of An Garda Siochana. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
The eventual winner Ballyadam Brook, right, with Paul Townsend up, races behind Regal D'Estruval, with Tom Doyle up, over the sixth flight on their way to winning the Tote Placepot Races 1 to 6 Novice Hurdle. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Capall Eile, with Robert McCarth chase the leaders first time round during the Tote Telebet 1850 238 669 Handicap Hurdle. Photo: Ray McManus / SPORTSFILE
Novel Investment, with John Doyle up, on their way to winning the Tote Telebet 1850 238 669 Handicap Hurdle. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Patrick O Connor from Cratloe Co Clare pictured at the Galway races in Ballybrit yesterday. Photo: Frank Mc Grath
Galway Racecourse manager John Moloney watches the running of the Tote Jackpot Races 3 to 6 Handicap Hurdle. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Jockey Paul Carberry who won the Tote Jackpot Races 3 to 6 Handicap Hurdle on Hoopy congratulates winning owner John Earls. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Winning owner John Earls celebrates as winner Hoopy is declared following a stewards inquiry after the Tote Jackpot Races 3 to 6 Handicap Hurdle. Photo: Ray McManus / SPORTSFILE
A Racegoer watch their horse stumble at the Galway Races yesterday. Photo: Frank Mc Grath
Robbie McNamara races clear of the field on Endless Intrigue to win the www.thetote.com (Q.R.) Maiden. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Taoiseach Brian Cowen places a bet with bookmaker Tom Kennedy at the Galway Races yesterday. Photo: Frank Mc Grath
Jockey Graham Lee after parting company with Grand Slam Hero at the first during the www.thetote.com Galway Plate, Steeplechase Handicap, Grade A. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Taoiseach Brian Cowen presents the Galway Plate to J P McManus after his horse Finger onthe Pulse ridden by Tony McCoy [left] and trained by Tom Taaffe [right] won the www.thetote.com Galway Plate at the Galeway Races yesterday. Photo: Frank Mc Grath
Taoiseach Brian Cowen pictured with former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds in the parade ring at the Galway races in Ballybrit yesterday. Photo: Frank Mc Grath
Eventual winner Universal Truth, with Robbie McNamara up, leads Knowledge Box, with Martin Ferris up, over the first as they go past the grandstands during the Topaz Maiden Hurdle. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Nine year old Ellen Conneally, from Athenry, Co. Galway, has her race card autographed by An Taoiseach Brian Cowen, T.D., at the races. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Easy Mate, with Leigh Roche up, 1, on their way to winning the Topaz Handicap from Don Leone, with James Heffernan up. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Ann O Connor, Limerick with Joan Taaffe and Theresa O Connor, Galway pictured at the Galway Races yesterday. Pic Frank Mc Grath
Punters rue the one that got away at at the Galway Races last evening. Photo: Frank McGrath
Marietta Doran from Carlow pictured at the Galway Races yesterday evening. Photo: Frank McGrath
Racegoers, from left, Ciara Burke, from Cork, Hazel O'Leary, from Kerry, Marione McHugh, from Sligo, Helen McGorrin, from Sligo, Sarah Ross, from Cork, Lynn Gaffney, from Cavan, Marie Morris, from Kerry, Lisa Ryan, from Cavan, Una O'Leary, from Cork, Roisin Johnson, from Kerry, Ailbhe Forde, from Mayo, and Ciara O'Leary, from Kerry, enjoy the party atmosphere
Invisible Man, with Barry Geraghty up, on their way to winning the Latin Quarter Steeplechase. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern pictured at the Galway Races last evening. Photo: Frank Mc Grath
Ask Jack, with Chris Hayes up, on their way to winning the Topaz Mile European Breeders Fund Handicap from Mid Mon Lady, with Daryl Byrne up. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Winning owner Tom Howley is congratulated by Maureen Earls after his horse Ask Jack won the Topaz Mile European Breeders Fund Handicap. Photo: Ray McManus / Sportsfile
Five year old Alanna Murphy Weir from Cork Pictured at the Galway Races yesterday evening. Photo: Frank Mc Grath
At the galway Races yesterday evening were sisters Liz, Joanne, Sarah, and Mary Skelly all from Scarriff and sisters Jackie Purcell-Ward and Sinead Purcell both from Killaloe. Photo: Frank Mc Grath
Force of Habit, with Paul Townsend up, winning the HotelMeyrick.ie & the ghotel.ie Novice Hurdle. Photo: Ray McManus, Sportsfile
Mona Lisa Muntranu from Castlebar , pictured at the Galway Races. Photo: Frank McGrath
Selina Kerins with winning trainer Eoin Griffin and jockey Mickey Fogarty after winning the carlton.ie/galwaycity (Q.R.) Handicap with Admiral Barry. Photo: Ray McManus, Sportsfile
AnneMarie McManus, Straffan and Vivienne Leavy from Trim , pictured at the Galway Races. Photo: Frank Mc Grath
The runners and riders make their way up the hill the first time around during the jurysinn.com Handicap Hurdle. Photo: Ray McManus, Sportsfile
Kalellshan, with Davey Russell up, on their way to winning the jurysinn.com Handicap Hurdle. Photo: Ray McManus, Sportsfile
Former EU Commissioner Ray MacSharry, right, and retired MP Mark Killilea relax after their first winners in the jurysinn.com Handicap Hurdle. Photo: Ray McManus, Sportsfile
Jockey Joseph O'Brien, son of trainer Aidan, celebrates after winning the claregalwayhotel. ie ( C & G) European Breeders Fund Maiden on Robin Hood. Photo: Ray McManus, Sportsfile
Admiral Barry, with Mickey Fogarty up, right, on their way to winning the carlton. ie/ galwaycity ( Q. R. ) Handicap from Mount Helicon, with James Carroll up. Photo: Ray McManus, Sportsfile
Ireland rugby players, Ronan O Gara, Alan Quinlan and Tommy Bowe along with Dathi O Shea get to grips with Jockey Paul Carbery in the parade ring at the Galway Races last evening. Photo: Frank McGrath

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