Tuesday 21 February 2017

Check out who the experts are tipping for Day One of the Galway Races

Published 25/07/2016 | 12:23

The experts have spoken ahead of the opening day of the Galway Races ' (File photo)
The experts have spoken ahead of the opening day of the Galway Races ' (File photo)

The Galway Races get underway this afternoon and our experts have revealed who they believe are likely to prevail in the opening day of the festival.

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In total, there are seven races this afternoon and, after careful consideration,  our equine oracles have chosen their winners.

5.15 Radissonhotelgalway.com & Galwaybayhotel.com Novices' Hurdle 2m

Richard Forristal (Irish Independent): Muthaza

Wayne Bailey (Irish Independent): Muthaza (Nap)

Patrick Mullins ( Irish Independent): Muthaza

Trav Corr (Irish Independent): Muthaza

Niall Cronin (The Herald): Muthaza

Katie Walsh (The Herald): Muthaza

5.45 Easyfix Handicap Hurdle 2m

Richard Forristal (Irish Independent): Mysticaltou

Wayne Bailey (Irish Independent): Stormey

Patrick Mullins ( Irish Independent): Camlann (nap)

Trav Corr (Irish Independent): Dixie Highway

Niall Cronin (The Herald): Camlann

Katie Walsh (The Herald): Snake The Bucket

6.15 Claregalwayhotel.ie EBF Maiden 7f

Richard Forristal (Irish Independent): Courage Under Fire

Wayne Bailey (Irish Independent): Right Honourable

Patrick Mullins ( Irish Independent): Right Honourable

Trav Corr (Irish Independent): Right Honourable

Niall Cronin (The Herald): Right Honourable

Katie Walsh (The Herald): Right Honourable

6.50 Claytonhotelgalway.ie Handicap 7f

Richard Forristal (Irish Independent): Flowerhill Nova

Wayne Bailey (Irish Independent): Camile (e/w)

Patrick Mullins ( Irish Independent): Siege of Boston

Trav Corr (Irish Independent): Zebgrey

Niall Cronin (The Herald):Heartful

Katie Walsh (The Herald): Flowerhill Nova

7.20 Connacht Hotel Qualified Riders' Handicap 2m

Richard Forristal (Irish Independent): Roconga (nb)

Wayne Bailey (Irish Independent):Weather Watch(e/w)

Patrick Mullins ( Irish Independent): Weather Watch

Trav Corr (Irish Independent): Always Resolute

Niall Cronin (The Herald): Time to Inspire

Katie Walsh (The Herald): Time to Inspire

7.50 Eventus Handicap 1m 4f

Richard Forristal (Irish Independent): Baliyka

Wayne Bailey (Irish Independent): Forcefull

Patrick Mullins ( Irish Independent): Motherland

Trav Corr (Irish Independent): Motherland

Niall Cronin (The Herald): My Fantasea

Katie Walsh (The Herald): Baliyka

8.20 McGettigan's INH Flat Race 2m

Richard Forristal (Irish Independent):Sizing Knockeen (nap)

Wayne Bailey (Irish Independent): Bensachuine

Patrick Mullins ( Irish Independent): Robin Des Foret

Trav Corr (Irish Independent): Robin Des Foret 

Niall Cronin (The Herald): Sizing Knockeen

Katie Walsh (The Herald): Robin Des Foret

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