:::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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Menus for Public Food Outlets on Boxing Day ...
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Due to popular demand for Boxing Day - there will now be a marquee cover up between our two main grandstands to provide extra cover for all racegoers and an extra bar at the side of our Paddock. These areas are open to all racegoers as is the Dark Horse Wine Bar and Cafe - menu attached and no booking for the Cafe is required. General Admission tickets are still available from www.downroyal.c...
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Boxing Day Race Meeting at Down Royal – Monday 26th December - First Race 12.25pm (approx.) and Admission £12 Boxing Day at Down Royal is the other great Christmas tradition and has become a firm favourite for both families and racing enthusiasts alike. All hospitality options are now sold out for the Boxing Day race meeting at Down Royal however admission tickets are still av...
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  Ahead of the Northern Ireland Festival of Racing this weekend, Friday 4th and Saturday 5th November, Down Royal’s new catering partner, French Village, has announced the menu for the popular Dark Horse Wine Bar.   All racegoers can avail of the following menu in the Dark Horse wine bar and marquee extension: Seasonal Soup and French Village Breads Salt And Chill...
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The DOWN ROYAL BUS IS BACK - only £10 return leaving from Donegal Square West 1 hour before the first race on both days, all bus tickets must be booked in advance of racing - book now at http://www.downroyal.com/fixtures/...
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Noel Meade’s Monksland is all set for next weekend's JNwine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal, with the trainer expecting a massive improvement from his reappearance win at Galway earlier this month.   Monksland won the Ryans Cleaning Chase by a head from the Henry de Bromhead-trained even-money favourite Marinero, with the pair pulling ten lengths clear of the third, and in a ...
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A stellar line up has been announced for the JNWine.com (Grade 1) Champion Chase at the Down Royal Festival of Racing, 4th and 5th November 2016, with the calibre of entrants comparable to a Formula One event coming to Northern Ireland.     The JNWine.com (Grade 1) Champion Chase, taking place at Down Royal on Saturday 5th November, will be the first Grade 1 race of the Nationa...
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  A €50,000 prize fund has been confirmed for the Grade 2 Hurdle on Day 1 of the Down Royal Festival of Racing taking place Friday 4th and Saturday 5th November.   The action packed Grade 2 Hurdle on the first day of this year’s Festival, which is once again sponsored by ‘WKD’, has attracted a wealth of talent over the years including the legendary AP McCoy, wi...
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  Down Royal Racecourse has appointed Belfast-based French Village as its new catering partner in a move which will significantly enhance and expand the culinary offering to racegoers. French Village delights can be enjoyed by all at the Races – from small plates and snacks in the Dark Horse Wine Bar to three course meals in the hospitality suites and boxes. Mike Todd,...
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Paul Nicholls has nominated the JNWine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal next month as the starting point for his multiple Grade 1-winning chaser Silviniaco Conti.   Silviniaco Conti endured something of an indifferent campaign by his own lofty standards last season, pulled-up in both the King George and the Grand National, but he showed that plenty of ability remained intact with a w...
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Declarations for Friday 26th May

25th May 2017

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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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