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The East Galway Foxhounds dates back from as far back as 1791.
In 2014 a brand new state of the art kennell complex was developed and financed by joint-master Joe Cavanagh and handed over to the hunt recently.
The East Galway Hunt have a long association with point-to-pointing and this will be their first year at Stowlin with the kind permission of Billy Treacy.
Eyrecourt Point-to-Point Races
Bridie Larkin - 086 2327517
How To Get There
From Dublin - From the M50 travel on M4 and M6 towards Galway. Take Exit 15 from the M6 onto the R355. Travel on the R355 to your destination. There will be signs posted to track.
From Galway - From Galway Ctiy take the M6 towards Dublin/Limerick. At junction 16, take the N65 exit to Portumna/Loghrea. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the N65. Stay on the N65 and there will be signs posted to the track.
We are situated approximately 2 hours from Dublin Airport
Did You Know?
“Over 1,200 races on the track in Ireland & Britain were won by horses who had started their careers in an Irish Point-to-Point”.
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We have free parking for spectators and sections that can be used to facilitate disabled parking with clear views of the track.
In our bookmakers ring you can view and bet on any off-course races on the day in both England and Ireland.
We also have plenty of shelter in our catering marquee should the odd spell occur.
Our outside food caterers are located beside the parade ring and bookies and they sell an array of hot food options such as burgers, chips, sausages and chicken goujons.
Also if you would like a treat during your days racing there will also be a cake stand, selling lots of delicious treats!
All patrons are welcome to pack a picnic style lunch to enjoy during the races.
Race goers can purchase teas, coffees and soft drinks from our outside catering outlet.
We also will have a bar at the track and there will be live music throughout the day.
East Galway Hunt point-to-point is the perfect day out for the family in the countryside.
Race goers have the opportunity to get a close up of the action when the runners are being saddled and paraded in the parade ring before their race.