:::The Going: The ground @Downroyal is heavy ::: Posted 26th Dec 2017

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Entries at Weights  DOWN ROYAL Wednesday, 3rd February 2016 Going: Heavy, Soft in places  ...
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Racing is going ahead on Wednesday 3rd February - Punters Packs still available including admission to the Beef or Salmon Suite. Book now http://www.downroyal.com/fixture/wednesday-3rd-february-82...
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Marito is likely to have one run in February before a tilt at the Foxhunter Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.   Formerly trained by Willie Mullins before joining Colin McBratney in 2014, the 10-year-old made an impressive hunter chase debut when winning by a wide margin at Down Royal over Christmas. McBratney said: "He'll get an entry in the hunter chase at Leopardstown next mo...
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Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) today announced a number of enhancements to the Irish Flat Pattern and Listed race programme for the 2016 season. The principal changes concern the further improvement of the staying programme, with the Curragh Cup at the Curragh on Irish Derby weekend being upgraded from Group 3 to Group 2, and the upgrade to Listed status of Down Royal’s Her Majesty Plate (won...
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  FORMER champion jockey Richard Hughes will have his first ever runner as a trainer at Dundalk on Friday night as he sends over Duchess Of Marmite to contest the feature Dundalk Stadium On Facebook Handicap (8.30), which is worth €24,000 in prize-money. Duchess Of Marmite has won her last two outings at Chelmsford and Kempton and Shane Kelly makes the trip over to Dund...
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JNwine.com Champion Chase winner, Don Cossack faces just three opponents as he has his prep for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup in the Ladbrokes Ireland Kinloch Brae Chase at Thurles. Gordon Elliott used the Grade Two event as his stepping stone to the Festival last year and he was just getting the better of an argument with Champagne Fever when that one came down. Don Cossack has won three Gra...
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General Admission tickets can still be booked online and in your inbox in minutes - the perfect last minute Christmas present for anyone this Christmas! Book now at www.downroyal.com  Boxing Day Race Meeting at Down Royal – 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...
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Colin McBratney trained, Marito, has an entry in the Silks@downroyal Hunters Steeplechase on Boxing Day. The ex Willie Mullins trained Marito is the highest rated entry in the race and comes to Down Royal in form after winning last two Point to Points.  Boxing Day at Down Royal is the other great Christmas tradition and has become a firm favourite for both families and racing enthusia...
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Boxing Day Race Meeting at Down Royal – 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 available in advance and o...
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Identify Thief It may have been the pair's first ever visit to Newcastle races but that did not stop rider Bryan Cooper and trainer Henry De Bromhead from combining to snare the StanJames.com Fighting Fifth Hurdle today with Identity Thief – winner of the 2015 WKD Hurdle at Down Royal. Given a brilliantly cool ride by Cooper, Gigginstown House Stud's 6-1 chance made much of the runni...
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Manager of Down Royal Racecourse nominated for Platinum Manager of the Year in the Belfast Telegraph Sports Awards

9th Jan 2018

Michael Todd Manager of Down Royal Racecourse nominated for Platinum Mana...

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Our phone system is currently out of action please call 0044 (0)7799333560 or email molly@downroyal.com

26th Dec 2017

Our phone system is currently out of action- please call 0044 (0)7799333560 or e...

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