:::The Going: The ground @Downroyal is good to yielding showers forecast throughout the day ::: Posted 3rd Nov 2018

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Down Royal Racecourse to hold 8am track inspection tomorrow ahead of Saturday fixture following 25mm rain. ...
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BUVEUR D'AIR was made to pull out all the stops to successfully defend his crown against the 2017 WKD Hurdle winner, Melon, in the Unibet Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham. Nicky Henderson's charge had sauntered to success on his previous three starts this season and was the 4/6 favourite to become the first horse to win back-to-back renewals of the race since Hardy Eustace in 2004 and 2005. ...
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Cheltenham Preview (Tuesday, March 13)   Faugheen is back to try and regain his Champion Hurdle crown on Tuesday as he takes on defending champion Buveur D'Air in the feature race on day one of the 2018 Cheltenham Festival. The Champion Hurdle is due off at 3.30. So impressive when making all in the race in 2015, Faugheen has not looked the force of old recently but h...
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DAILY MIRROR ST PATRICK’S DAY RACE MEETING AT DOWN ROYAL SATURDAY 17THMARCH On Saturday 17th March, Down Royal Racecourse and the Daily Mirror will host the Daily Mirror St Patrick’s Day race meeting at Down Royal Racecourse. Gates are set to open at 11:30am with the first of a seven race card at 2:10pm (approx.) and final race at 5:40pm (approx.). Admission is £15 and chi...
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 DOWN ROYAL   Wednesday, January 31 First Race: 1.05   Racing goes ahead @Downroyal some showers forecast, possibly of snow- first race 1:05pm gates open 11:30am- £25 Punters Packs available at www.downroyal.com  with access to the Guinness Suite.  Gordon Elliott, fresh from his Punchestown treble on Tuesday, sends a team of 5 to the Ulster track includ...
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There will be a precautionary inspection at Down Royal Racecourse at 8am in the morning due to an adverse weather forecast  ...
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Michael Todd Manager of Down Royal Racecourse nominated for Platinum Manager of the Year in the Belfast Telegraph Sports Awards - a super accolade recognising over 21 years of service to the Racecourse including winning Racecourse of the Year in 2017.  Michael is up against stiff competition from Mickey Harte (Tyrone GAA), David Healey (Linfield FC) and Michael O'Neill (Northern Irela...
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Our phone system is currently out of action- please call 0044 (0)7799333560 or email molly@downroyal.com if you need to contact us thanks - our gates open this morning at 10:30am and first race is 12:10pm - ground is currently heavy. Tickets are available at the turnstiles.  ...
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Our office will be closed on 23rd, 24th and 25th December - we will re-open for Racing on Boxing Day at 8am.  If you need to contact us urgently during this period please email molly@downroyal.com or call 07799333560. ...
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Super exciting 3 part documentary from the BBC Northern Ireland team on the Down Royal Corporation of Horsebreeders and their final year at the Maze Racecourse

3rd Dec 2018

Super exciting 3 part documentary from the BBC Northern Ireland team o...

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Boxing Day Race Meeting at Down Royal Wednesday 26th December - First Race 12.20pm (approx.) and Admission 15

12th Nov 2018

Boxing Day Race Meeting at Down Royal – Wednesday 26th December - First...

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