:::The Going: Flat Track:Good, Good to firm in places ::: Posted 24th Jun 2017

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Terms & Conditions for Down Royal Belfast Live Competition are as follows:- 1. By entering this Promotion, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. 2. Entry instructions form part of these Terms and Conditions. Entries submitted with incomplete information, or found to contain invalid information, shall be deemed invalid entries. 3. Entry is open to persons aged 18. ...
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HURRICANE FLY, twice a winner of the Champion Hurdle, has been retired from racing, his trainer Willie Mullins has announced. In a spellbinding career spanning ten seasons, Hurricane Fly won 24 of his 32 races over hurdles but, most tellingly, 22 of those victories came at Grade 1 level, a world record in horseracing. Mullins took the decision together with the horse's owners George Creight...
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Following on from a great race meeting on Friday night - we are all set for Belfast Live Summer Race Evening on Friday 11th September featuring best dressed couple prize from the Galgorm Resort & Spa:  2 NIGHT SPA RETREAT Experience the Ultimate in Luxury Relaxation and Wellness Includes: ~ Two night stay in one of our beautifully appointed new Deluxe guestrooms ~ Choice of a...
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DOWN Royal is the destination for a a seven-race jumps card on Friday evening with the action commencing at 4.20. The feature race on the card is the Kerry Foods Rated Hurdle (5.25), worth €16,000 in prize-money, and it sees the Tony Martin-trained Pires return to defend the crown he won last year. Shane Shortall, who was the winning jockey on board that day, renews his partnersh...
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Friday 28th August sees the return of National Hunt racing to Down Royal - this is your chance to see the superstar jockeys of the National Hunt world on your doorstep. Ruby Walsh, Robbie Power, Davy Russell, Bryan Cooper, Paul Carberry and Andrew Lynch will all be in action. Gates open at 2:30pm, free carparking for all, children under 16 go free, admission is £10 at the turnstiles and &p...
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National Hunt action returns to Down Royal on Friday 28thAugust in association with Musgrave Retail Partners NI. Gates open at 3pm with racing action set to start at 4.20pm. Entrance tickets are priced at £10, concession tickets are £8 and children under 16 receive free admission. Tickets can be purchased online at www.downroyal.com or by calling the office on 028 92621256, alte...
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Silks @Downroyal The newly renovated public bar at Down Royal Racecourse creates a bright and modern space for all racegoers, as well as providing additional seating areas the new bar showcases Silks @Downroyal – our new artisan public food offering. The emphasis of Silks @Downroyal is quality and provenance of all the products within its menu. The meat is supplied by local company,...
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£19 Limited Edition Punters Packs available for 28th August   Punters Pack £19 Includes: Entrance Racecard Pint of Magners Pulled Pork Sandwich £5 MATCHED bet with Sean Graham or Pat O'Hare bookmakers   Don't forget our Return bus from Belfast  ONLY £10 ( Leaves College Square North, Belfast 1.5 hours before the 1st race and leaves Down Royal...
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Raymund Martin, Chairperson of the Down Royal Acting Stewards, is preparing to cycle the 435 miles from Paris to Nice to raise money for the Jockeys Emergency Fund and Injured Jockeys Fund in September 2015. Down Royal is proud to support Raymond in this venture and would encourage everyone to do the same - full details of Raymond's fundraising can be found at https://www...
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Winner alright Down Royal Racecourse Racehorse to Riding Horse Champion 2015 Congratulations to Jinnys Beaverlamb and rider Seamus Rodgers   Pictured is the winner, Seamus Rodgers - Jennys Beverlamb Along with Reserve Champion - Avrika Legionere - Louise Duffy 3rd Gimlis Axe - Michelle Kane 4th Enemy Engagement - rider Johnny Mulligan and his owner Lela Purdy (who normally rides but ...
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Super addition to the BBC presentation team for Down Royal Festival of Racing

20th Jun 2017

Super addition to the BBC presentation team for Down Royal Festival of Ra...

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Jessica Harrington discusses the Magners Derby

20th Jun 2017

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