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

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Due to high demand extra hospitality has been made available for the Barclay Communications Race Evening on Friday 1st June.   Hospitality will be hosted in the newly refurbished Moscow Flyer Suite which is situated on the first floor of the main grandstand. This exclusive suite seats 130 guests and has a balcony overlooking the parade ring and direct access onto the viewing area o...
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Down Royal Racecourse is set to unveil its latest £40k investment this summer at the Magners Derby Race Day, Saturday 23rd June, with the new balcony addition to the Rainbow Communications Suite.   The Rainbow Communications Balcony is part of Down Royal's continued plans to improve the hospitality offering and to bridge the gap between premium hospitality and general admissi...
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Down Royal Racecourse has become synonymous with style, glamour and high quality horse racing. Internationally renowned race horses, top class jockeys and best dressed ladies make our Festivals the only place you'll want to be.   Now you really can make our Summer Festival a weekend to remember with Down Royal Racecourse and Malmaison Belfast offering the following packages:- &nb...
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For those not already acquainted with the likeable and genuine Flash Harry guys, they have been known for re-creating the rock legend music that was Queen.   Flash Harry will be rocking the Beef or Salmon Suite at the Magners Race Evening on Friday 27th July. Accessible only by the Punter's Pack this is an excellent addition to the already outstanding value for money package. ...
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Down Royal and Mencap, Northern Ireland’s leading learning disability charity, celebrated the launch of Mencap’s 13th annual fundraising event at the racecourse which will take place on the first day of the Summer Festival, Friday 22 June.   In advance of the fundraiser, which is a highlight in Mencap’s fundraising calendar, children from the charity’s Segal...
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Top jockey Ruby Walsh delighted crowds at Down Royal's Mirror May Day meeting as he completed his first ever treble at the course.   He had his first success of the day with favourite, locally owned and trained, Back To Balloo in The Dark Horse Café & Wine Bar Maiden Hurdle. It was a fight to the finish with another top Irish jockey, Paul Carberry, aboard Johannisberger ...
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(2:05) 100A Dark Horse Cafe & Wine Bar M'dn H'dle €5,175.00 ( 2m - 4yo+ )[MAX 20] 1 Grey Bunting (GB) (BAHeffernan) AndrewJMcNamara11,12 2 Law Rebel (MrsJHarrington)RMPower  11,12 3 Ablator (PNolan) - DNRussell 11,04 4 Alasty (KPEgan) - BMCash 11,045 Back To Balloo (CAMcBratney) RWalsh 11,04 6 Flemingo Domingo (PCasey) AELynch  11,04 7 Itsnoteas...
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2:05 100A Dark Horse Cafe & Wine Bar M'dn H'dle €5,175.00 ( 2m - 4yo+ )[MAX 20]   1 Ablator (PNolan) 2 Aces And Queens (WNewman) 3 Alasty (KPEgan) 4 Back To Balloo (CAMcBratney) 5 Ballymullough Glen (SRBCrawford) 6 Better Back Bob (NMcKnight 7 Caballo De Marcus (USA) (CO'Dwyer) 8 Catcher On Themoon (PJRothwell) 9 Cause Of Causes (USA) (GEl...
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Clive Smith has told Racing UK Radio that Kauto Star could bow out attempting an incredible sixth victory in the 2012 William Hill King George VI Chase.   "It could be something like that,” Smith told Racing UK Radio. "There's also Paul Nicholls's Open Day in September or maybe Boxing Day.   "He's got a great personality and loves the big occasions. ...
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Down Royal Racecourse are proud to once again sponsor the Racehorse to Riding Horse league in the Northern region as well as extending to individual classes south of the border including the festival at Boswell, Co Wicklow.   Racehorse to Riding Horse Ireland, run by Julie Morris, organises showing and performance classes to encourage ex-racehorses to be used in equine disciplin...
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Morning Line and Racehorse to Riding Horse Parade Saturday 4th November

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