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Dublin: 20 °C Monday 23 July, 2018

In pictures: The weather failed to dampen spirits at the Galway Races today

So it was pretty wet at Ballybrit.

IT’D BE A grand racing festival, if we could only put a roof on it, the D’Unbelievables almost said.

Punters in Galway had to brave the elements today:

There was no one sitting outside…

And there was plenty of umbrellas on show

Carlingford Lough ridden by jockey Tony McCoy came home to win ahead of Quantitativeeasing ridden by jockey Niall ‘Slippers’ Madden

Ruby Walsh and Victrix Gale won the €40,000 Tote Jackpot Guarantee Handicap Hurdle

Snap happy

Jockey Andrew McNamara runs from a rain shower

Pics: INPHO/James Crombie

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