:::The Going: Chase Track:Good to firm. Hurdle track:Good, good to firm in places.Watering both tracks ::: Posted 29th Apr 2017

Freeman Membership

The Freeman's Lounge, on the first floor of the Governor's Stand is a state of the art viewing and hospitality facility and is a reserved enclosure for Freeman Members.
Freeman Membership entitles you to:  
  • All the benefits of the Annual Membership package plus:
  • Exclusive use of the Freeman's Lounge.
  • Fantastic Direct Views of the paddock and winners enclosure
  • Premier Balcony terrace on the finish line. 
  • Complimentary race cards



Membership Fees

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Reciprocal Dates
Members of Down Royal also have access to the following racecourses during the 2016 racing season, on presentation of the Member's Badges:
 Down Royal to Cork

Monday 28thMarch

Cork to Down Royal

Friday 26thAugust

Down Royal to Punchestown
Sunday 20th November

Punchestown to Down Royal
Friday 9th September

Down Royal to Leopardstown
Sunday 24th January

Leopardstown to Down Royal
Saturday 18th June

Down Royal to Naas
Sunday 6th March

Naas to Down Royal
Thursday 17th March

Down Royal to Dundalk
Wednesday 23rd March

Friday 22ndApril

Dundalk to Down Royal
Friday 27th May

Friday 22ndJuly

Down Royal to Exeter
Sunday 20th November

Exeter to Down Royal
Wednesday 3rd February



Down Royal to Newcastle (UK)
Saturday 8th October

Newcastle (UK) to Down Royal
Friday 11th June

Down Royal to Gowran Park
Saturday 5th March

Gowran Park to Down Royal
Friday 26th August

Down Royal to Huntingdon
Monday 18th April

Huntingdon to Down Royal

Friday 9thSeptember

Down Royal to Mussleburgh
Wednesday 17th February

Mussleburgh to Down Royal
Monday 2nd May

Down Royal to Sligo
Wednesday 28th September

Sligo to Down Royal
Friday 27th May

Down Royal to The Curragh
 Sunday 17th July

The Curragh to Down Royal
Friday 17th June 

Down Royal to Tramore
Thursday 15th December

Tramore to Down Royal
Friday 26th August

Down Royal to Downpatrick

Friday 20thMay

Downpatrick to Down Royal

Monday 26thDecember

Wednesday 3rdFebruary

Fairyhouse to Down Royal

Friday 4thNovember

Down Royal to Fairyhouse

 Saturday 3rd December

Navan to Down Royal

Thursday 17thMarch

Monday 26thDecember

Down Royal to Navan

Wednesday 5thOctober

Sunday 18thDecember

Hamilton Park to Down Royal

Friday 22ndJuly

Down Royal to Hamilton Park

Thursday 23rdJune




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