Irish Racing Preview
Royal is the stage for a seven-race jumps card on Tuesday with the first race
due off at 1.10pm.
most valuable contest on the card is the Silks@DownRoyal Rated Novice Hurdle
(3.25), worth €16,000 in prize-money, and it has attracted a field of five
Down Royal kick starts its 2017 season on Tuesday 31stJanuary with a seven strong race card. The gates open at 11.30am with the first
race commencing at 1.10pm approx. with the seventh and final race scheduled for
Entrance tickets are £10, concession tickets are £8 and
children under 16 receive free admission. Tickets can be purchased online at www.downroyal.com o...
JNwine.com Champion Chase winner, Don Cossack, retires from Racing.
Don Cossack, winner of last year's Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, has been retired.
Trainer Gordon Elliott revealed Don Cossack had suffered a recurrence of a tendon injury first sustained last April.
Elliott said: "We found that he had a bit of heat in his leg yesterday [Tuesday] and we've made the decision to call t...
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...
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
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...
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/...
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 ...
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...