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

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Down Royal win for YouthAction NI ahead of Boxing Day Race Meeting Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has provided a massive boost to local charity YouthAction NI by donating a six-figure sum to the Belfast-based organisation.  The businessman, who was a guest of the charity earlier this year when he was invited to speak to young people about the secret of his success as an internati...
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And the winners are..... Ronnie Hill Shannon Keenan Mairead Mitchell Gareth McFadden Gary Latham Congratulations, you have all won a pair of entrance tickets for the Down Royal Boxing Day Race Meeting, that Other Great Christmas Tradition!    We will be in contact shortly and tickets will be left at the ticket collection point on Boxing Day. For those not so lucky, ent...
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As traditional as mince pies and Christmas pudding, Down Royal is preparing to welcome thousands of racegoers to the County Down course for the annual Boxing Day race meeting, one of the most popular and fun days out in Northern Ireland's sporting and social calendar.   This popular fixture will feature one of the best hunter chases in Ireland, the Silks@downroyal Hunter Chase, wi...
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CHELTENHAM GOLD CUP hero Lord Windermere will take on Punchestown Gold Cup winner Boston Bob on Sunday but it is Don Cossack the bookmakers expect to come out on top in the Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown on Sunday. Don Cossack has already won two races this season, a Grade 3 at Punchestown and the Grade 2 Powers Irish Whiskey Chase here last month, and Paddy Power make the in-f...
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MORNING RUN extended her unbeaten run to five with an imperious victory in the European Breeders Fund Lough Construction Ltd. Mares Novice Hurdle (Grade 3) on Day 1 of the NI Festival of Racing on 31st October. The Willie Mullins-trained daughter of King's Theatre dominated the race and jumped beautifully, Mullins said after the Down Royal race: "She's improving all the time, and while she w...
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  A warm welcome awaits racing fans this Christmas As traditional as mince pies and Christmas pudding, Down Royal is preparing to welcome thousands of racegoers to the County Down course for the annual Boxing Day race meeting, one of the most popular and fun days out in Northern Ireland's sporting and social calendar. This popular fixture will feature one of the best hunter ch...
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Nicholls Eyeing More Saturday Success  Bt James Burn Racing Post 24 NOV 2014  The PAUL NICHOLLS, trained Rocky Creek is on target for the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury. The eight-year-old - beaten by Triolo D'Alene in the Hennessy 12 months ago - was second on his comeback run in the JNWine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal this month. He is generally 10-1 for Saturday...
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  Ulster-owned Hurricane Fly is a doubt for Sunday's big Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown - with the last two winners of the Down Royal Festival's WKD Hurdle ready to pounce reports Frank Brownlow of the Belfast Telegraph.Jezki won last year's WKD Hurdle under Tony McCoy before going on to Champion Hurdle success at Cheltenham, while Little King Robin was triumphant in the Festival's Friday ...
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  Colin Bowe reports the six-year-old to have come out of her latest success at the NI Festival of Racing at Down Royal on Friday in good shape, he is set to stick to his original plan and save her for the Grade Three mares' hurdle at Leopardstown over Christmas. He then plans to prepare her for a crack at the OLBG Mares' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. "She's fine. She came ...
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Anticipate, Expect, Believe! The finale of the Northern Ireland Festival of Racing, Saturday the 1st of November will soon be upon us and it has a list of entries some of whom are sure to be seen in March…Cheltenham anyone? It is a card that is understated but overachieves at every level. The race card stands a Grade 1 Steeplechase whose entries would not look out of place in t...
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Declarations for Friday 26th May

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BARCLAY COMMUNICATIONS RACE EVENING

1st May 2017

The first race of the seven strong racecard starts at 5:35pm (approx.), gates...

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