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The Tipsters' Lunch

Wednesday 31st July 2019

Enjoy the ultimate race day experience at Ireland's largest horse racing Summer Festival by booking one of our Galway Races hospitality packages. Start your day at the Races with a Tipster Lunch at the g Hotel & Spa hosted by Irish Racing star and Grand National Winner, Davy Russell alongside Award Winning female jockey Rachel Blackwell and the vivacious racing correspondent George McDonagh, join all three for all the tips you need to be a winner!  Enjoy delicious food, excellent service and fantastic value. Our annual tipster event is very popular with both locals and visiting race-goers. It has the added bonus of a return transfer to Ballybrit and an admisson ticket to the races.

Tickets €65 per person

  • Glass of prosecco on arrival
  • 2 Course Lunch
  • Entertaining interviews with Award-winning jockeys Davy Russell and Rachel Blackwell
  • Expert Insider tips from Galway Bay FM racing correspondent, George McDonagh.
  • Coach to the Racecourse
  • Entry ticket to the Galway Races

Return to the g Hotel & Spa for fabulous evening entertainment.

**Pre-booking essential for this event which sells out every year**

It is also possible to join the Tipster Lunch if you already have tickets to the Galway Races.  Please contact us on

After the heart stopping finishes of Galway Plate Day at the Galway races, avail of our courtesy coach to the g Hotel & Spa for  live music, great atmosphere and Bespoke Cocktails ‘til the early hours.

To book our pre or post racing dining, please contact the Races Team on or  Call on 091 865200.

Thursday 1st August - g BEST HAT & g DAPPER GENT - Ladies Day

The g Hotel is the home of style during the Galway Races and the only place to be on Ladies Day. Enjoy live music in the Signature Lounges from 7pm with delicious dining, chilled champagne and fantastic cocktails. Guest Judges include Bairbre Power The Fashion Editor for the Irish Independent and World Famous Irish Model Aoife O'Sullivan who will be judging the #gBestHat and #gDapperGent this year and will be mingling with guests from 8pm and selecting finalists. All finalists will be invited to the g Suite from 10pm where the winners will be announced and prize giving takes place. The DJ will continue until late - bring your dancing shoes!

  • #gBestHat - a stunning bespoke creation by master milliner Elizabeth Christina Design the winner of last years #gBestHatDesign - €1000 Cash Prize - 2 Nights Bed and Breakfast Retreat in our exclusive Linda Evangelista Suite including an Evening Meal in 2 AA Rosette Award Winning Restaurant gigis.
  • #gDapperGent - Stylish Strellson Branded Suit, Shirt and Tie - Gordon Brothers shoes from designer menswear store, Hanley’s & Co in Galway. Relax with an overnight stay in a Luxurious Suite at the 5 Star g Hotel to include Freshly Cooked Full Irish Breakfast and an Evening Meal for Two in the  2 AA Rosette Award Winning Restaurant gigis.

Judging from 8pm - Tag your stylish photos with #gBestHat  #gDapperGent


Join us for our Friday Pre Racing Lunch - pre-booking is essential as it's a sell out every year! Set yourself up for a full day of racing with a relaxed 2 Course lunch from our award winning restaurant gigi's, served with wine to get you in racing form followed by transfer to Ballybrit complete with your race ticket, the g Hotel will have you wanting for nothing, we take care of the details so you just turn up and enjoy.

Jazz at the g

On your return from the races join us for fantastic cocktails and live music with our 'Jazz at the g' by the amazing The Velvet Lounge Jazz Band followed by our much loved DJ playing from 11:30pm to late.

The g is the place to be this Race Week

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