:::The Going: Following further heavy showers at @Downroyal , the ground is now soft to heavy (Round) and soft (Sprint). ::: Posted 8th Sep 2017

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Declared Runners DOWN ROYAL Friday, 14th September 2012 Going - Yielding (Sprint Course), Yielding, Yielding To Soft In Places (Round Course)   (4:00) 250A Lunn's EBF M'dn €7,245.00 ( 5f - 2yo )[MAX 12] 1 5 Abstraction (SDawson) - JAHeffernan ....... 9,05 2 1 Free Days (SDawson) - FLynch .................. 9,05 3 10 General Direction (RRoberts) - RPWhelan(5) .......
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The Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association pays tribute to its Breeders with an award ceremony held at Beechlawn House Hotel, Dunmurray, Belfast on 7th September.   Andy Oliver, Down Royal's very own Committtee Member received an award for Leading Trainer, sponsored by James Nicholson Wine Merchant.   Congratulations to Andy on a very well deserved award!   ...
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Preliminary entries DOWN ROYAL Friday, 14th September 2012 Going: Good   (4:00) 250A Lunn's EBF M'dn €7,245.00 ( 5f - 2yo )[MAX 12] RRFrm 1 Abstraction (SDawson) 2 Arabian Dawn (GB) (DMarnane) 3 Concra Girl (JLarkin) 4 Cool Power (ELynam) 5 Desert Fantasy (GB) (DWachman) 6 Downfall Of Paris (GB) (DWachman) 7 Eimears Lilly (Ms.JMorgan) 8 Ere Yester...
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Attention ladies with a flair for fashion! Get spotted by one of Victoria Square's style scouts on Friday 14th September at Down Royal Racecourse and you could be in with your chance of winning £5000 to spend at some of Victoria Square's most exclusive stores. But wait! There's more...the judges will also select a Best Dressed couple who will receive a £500 Vict...
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Moscow Mannon, last seen finishing fourth in the Champion Bumper at the Cheltenham Festival, is to embark upon a hurdling career.   The Brian Hamilton-trained six-year-old got to within five and a half lengths of Champagne Fever, having previously won three races on the spin. His first assignment over hurdles is likely to be at Down Royal in November. "He's tipping awa...
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Paul Carberry, recovered from injury, is looking forward to his return to racecourse action at Down Royal tonight. 'I have been riding out this past week and feel great. It will be nice to be back tomorrow,' he said.   Noel Meade's stable jockey may be the rider to follow at the meeting, particularly perhaps when he teams up with hurdles newcomer Smithfield for his boss in the four...
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Declared Runners DOWN ROYAL Friday, 31st August 2012 Going : Good To Soft   (4:40) 236A Dale Farm M'dn H'dle €5,175.00 ( 2m - 4yo )[MAX 20] 1 Defence Of Duress (TJTaaffe) 11,07 2 Dumbarton (GElliott) 11,07 3 Smithfield (NMeade) 11,07 4 Decade Player (PJRothwell) - ARing 11,02 5 Over Presented (MTorrens) - MAEnright 11,02 6 Port Of The Oak (JJHanlon) -...
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Preliminary entries DOWN ROYAL Friday, 31st August 2012 Going: Good To Soft (Soft In Places)   (4:40) 236A Dale Farm M'dn H'dle €5,175.00 ( 2m - 4yo )[MAX 20] NHFrm  1 Anjum (USA) (JJHanlon) 2 Ballywooden Queen (SJTreacy) 3 Cut The Cake (TJTaaffe) 4 Decade Player (PJRothwell) 5 Defence Of Duress (TJTaaffe) 6 Dumbarton (GElliott) 7 Enchanted Forest...
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Defence Of Duress will soon resume his career over obstacles following an excellent run on the Flat at Glorious Goodwood. The four-year-old moved from Tom Tate to Tom Taaffe to begin hurdling earlier this year and he has been placed twice from three starts, falling at the last on the other occasion when seemingly ready to win.   After being narrowly beaten by a head at Good...
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A triple bumper winner, Shu Lewis made her flat debut at Down Royal last month in Her Majesty's Plate when she finished third behind Chicago (now rated 101) and Amira's Prince (now 98). One to watch......
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