Galway Plate Betting

The Galway Plate is the feature race of Ireland's premier horse racing festival, the Galway Festival, in July. The meeting involves seven days of racing, which means there are always plenty of odds, market and betting offers to take advantage of. It comes hot on the heels of the Glorious Goodwood Festival and it ensures there is never a dull moment for those keen to get involved in betting.

The Plate is a handicap race for horses aged 4-years-old and over, and as you would expect it is run at Ireland's Galway racecourse. It involves a 2 mile and 6 furlong trip, with 14 fences to be negotiated along the way.

Only one horse, Tipperary Boy, has won the race three times in a row, back in 1902, and online bookmakers could offer some tempting odds for a horse to repeat that feat nowadays. As with any big handicap, it is a competitive race and no one trainer has dominated the race.

Although famous Irish trainers such as Aidan O'Brien, Dermot Weld and Tom Taaffe have enjoyed success and their entries could be worth looking out for in the ante-post betting.

Galway Plate 2017 Odds

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2017 Galway Plate Racecard

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2016 Galway Plate Result

Result Runner Jockey Trainer Odds
1st 13. Lord Scoundrel D Meyler G Elliott 10/1
2nd 2. Alelchi Inois P Townend W Mullins 16/1
3rd 12. Ballycasey R Walsh W Mullins 10/1
4th 6. Devils Bride D Mullins W Mullins 16/1

Recent Galway Plate Winners

Year Winner Age Weight Trainer
2001 Grimes 8 10-01 Christy Roche
2002 Rockholm Boy 9 10-05 Michael Hourigan
2003 Nearly a Moose 7 10-01 Paddy Mullins
2004 Ansar 8 10-12 Dermot Weld
2005 Ansar 9 11-11 Dermot Weld
2006 Far From Trouble 7 10-04 Christy Roche
2007 Sir Frederick 7 9-10 Liam Burke
2008 Oslot 6 10-13 Paul Nicholls
2009 Ballyholland 8 10-09 Colin McBratney
2010 Finger On The Pulse 9 10-12 Tom Taafe
2011 Blazing Tempo 7 10-4 Willie Mullins
2012 Bob Lingo 10 10-3 Thomas Mullins
2013 Carlingford Lough 7 10-7 John Kiely
2014 Road To Riches 7 10-11 Noel Meade
2015 Shanahan's Turn 7 10-10 Henry De Bromhead
2016 Lord Scoundrel 7 10-7 G Elliott

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