Entries are in for the JNWine.com Champion Chase - the field is one of the strongest ever for the 2015 renewal of this highly anticipated first Grade 1 of the National Hunt season in the British Isles. There are 8 GB entries including the 2015 Grand National Winner, Many Clouds, trained by Oliver Sherwood; the 2014 JNWine.com Champion Chase runner up, Rocky Creek, trained by Paul Nicholls who is...
Luxury stateside break for this year’s winner
Northern Ireland’s favourite shopping destination Victoria Square will take the reins at this year’s Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal on October 30th and 31st, with the Best Dressed Lady competition which takes place on day two of the festival.
Victoria Square, home to a host of Northern Ireland...
Throwback Thursday - Templepatrick Quartet - locally trained superstars of the National Hunt World
Locally-bred near Templepatrick by Mrs Pat MacKean, Florida Pearl had 16 career wins including 9 grade one’s and the RSA at the Cheltenham Festival. He also won the first ever Champion Chase at Down
Royal in 1999.
Silver Buck, the winn...
Champions of Racing .
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The Northern Ireland Festival
of Racing will be the highlight of the year for many as Down Royal once again
hosts an unprecedented weekend of racing, socialising and networking.
The world of National Hunt
Horse Racing descends on Northern Ireland for an unmissable event with over 1.5
million people tuning in to watch one of N.I.’s leading sporting spectac...
Order Of St George rewarded connections for being switched from Doncaster by running away with the Palmerstown House Estate Irish St Leger at the Curragh.
The Galileo colt was declared for both Classics but trainer Aidan O’Brien, who won a controversial renewal of the Ladbrokes St Leger with Bondi Beach, withdrew Order Of St George from the British version because of the prospect of more ...
YOUNG Dublin jockey Gary Halpin has
been in fantastic form this year and he continued his hot streak at Down Royal
this evening with an 89-1 double on Flirt and Knights Templar. Halpin was
having his first ever ride for top trainer David Wachman and he made it a
winning one as Flirt battled bravely to a narrow win over Fair Game in the
Belfast Live Nursery Handicap. She was returned at odds...
DOWN ROYAL (Friday, September 11)
best is saved until last at Down Royal on Friday evening as the Download
the New At The Races App Ulster Cesarewitch Handicap (7.05) concludes a
seven-race Flat card. The field of 11 is headed by Grecian Tiger, trained by
Dermot Weld who won the race last year with Notable Graduate, but the likely
favourite is Whiteout from the Willie Mull...
Congratulations to Joanne McKinney - Winner of hospitality for 2 on Friday 11th September.
Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter our competition - hospitality places and punters packs are still available at http://www.ticketgroup.com/whitelabel/downroyal_wl/tickets_for__Summer_Race_Evening__in_Down_Royal_Racecourse/52895362
the Ultimate in Luxury Relaxation & Wellness
Set in 163 acres of lush
parkland and with the spectacular River Maine flowing through the estate,
Galgorm Resort & Spa has a truly unique and beautiful setting. September
2015 will see the completion of their latest £15m development. This will
include the addition of 48 Deluxe guestrooms and Suites, as well as t...
With only 1 week to go #Downroyal is offering you and a friend the chance to be at the heart of the racing action for the Belfast Live Summer Race Evening on Friday 11th September.
The 'Beef or Salmon' Suite is the ultimate destination in racing hospitality offering unrivalled views of the finishing straight.
This package includes: Entran...