:::The Going: The ground @Downroyal is soft, yielding in places ::: Posted 1st Nov 2017

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Due to PowerNi Maintenance at Down Royal today (10th October 2012) We are without access to phonecalls or emails. We hope to be back up and running again on Thursday 11th October. If you do need to get in contact with us today you can facebook or tweet us. ...
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Alhellal, winner of the Magners Ulster Derby at Down Royal in June, will represent trainer Maurice Phelan in the Betfred Cesarewitch at Newmarket on Saturday. Phelan said, "Alhellal will run. Ideally we'd like good ground for him, but he handles soft and it was testing when he won the Ulster Derby."   -Irish Racing Post...
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Maggio, whose last run was behind Simonsig at Aintree in April, made the most of the easier opening at Kelso on 7th October, when coming home five lengths clear under James Reveley in the intermediate hurdle.   The seven-year-old is trained by Patrick Griffin, and his son James said the chase winner will now return to fences:"He'll now go either for the Colin Parker memorial Ch...
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Down Royal's Grade 2 Ladbrokes Chase on November 3 is the likely first port of call this season for Rathlin.   Trained by Mouse Morris, Rathlin progressed into a smart novice chaser, winning three on the bounce before his winning run was brought to an end by the potentially top-class Flemenstar.   "There's a race for Rathlin at Down Royal on the same day at the James...
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Treat yourself to one of our exclusive champagne packages at this year's Down Royal Festival of Racing on Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd November.   The packages for two or four people will be hosted in The Dark Horse Wine Bar & Café. A perfect accompaniment to a glamorous day at the races, bridging the gap between general admission and hospitality.   Champagne ...
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Talking Trainers - Colm Murphy on Quito De La Roque:   "He seems really well in himself and please God we'll get a clear run with him. Last year was a disaster. It was stop start with him but he is back in and he looks a million dollars. The three-mile route looks the job for him. There are plenty of options for him and ideally I'd like to get a run into him before the JNWine C...
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Exciting bumper horse Moscow Mannon is likely to start off his career over hurdles at Down Royal in early November. Having won three of his first four starts in national Hunt Flat events, the six year old lined up in the Champion Bumper at the Cheltenham Festival as a leading contender. He ran a superb race to finish fourth, beaten five and a half lengths, and trainer Brian Hamilton is e...
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Book your Limited Edition Punters' Pack for the Down Royal Festival of Racing now to avoid disappointment!   With only 500 available this popular package will sell out fast. For only £22 you will receive:-   Entrance to the racecourse Racecard to check the runners and riders £5 bet Bottle of WKD Hot beef roll Admission to the Private Paddock Marq...
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Colin Tizzard, Henry de Bromhead, Mouse Morris and Paul Nicholls have all revealed that they have potential runners for this year's JNWine.com Champion Chase on Saturday 3rd November. Cannington Brook, Sizing Europe, China Rock and Kauto Stone are prospective runners in the hotly contested highlight of Down Royal's racing calendar. ...
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A maximum field of 16 have been entered for today's feature race, The Victoria Square Ulster Cesarewitch Handicap (7.05pm), including former Galway Hurdle hero Bahrain Storm and Deutschland from the Willie Mullins stable. Ulster trainers, James Lambe and Mervyn Torrens are represented by Hunting Tower and Narima. Tony Martin has a decent record at Down Royal and he could add another ...
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Morning Line and Racehorse to Riding Horse Parade Saturday 4th November

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Racing Previews DOWN ROYAL Friday, Nov 4th

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