:::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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DOWNROYAL/RAMADA PLAZA PACKAGES 2013 The Ramada Plaza Hotel Belfast and Down Royal Racecourse have partnered up to offer you some spectacular packages, tailor made to combine a day at the races and a luxury city break. The Ramada Plaza Hotel Belfast is one of Northern Ireland's leading 4 star hotels. Situated in the picturesque surroundings of Lagan Valley Regional park and just a 10 min...
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Unfortunately the re-scheduled race meeting for Tuesday 12th February has been cancelled. There was 18mm of rain over the last two days and the track is waterlogged.  Please Email info@downroyal.com for ticket refund information. ...
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WEDNESDAY 6th FEBRUARY RACE DAY RE-SCHEDULED TO TUESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY Down Royal's first meeting of 2013 has been re-scheduled and will run on Tuesday 12th February. The gates open at 11.00am with the first race commencing at 1.05pm approx. with the seventh and final race scheduled for 4.05pm approx. All tickets purchased for Wednesday 6th February will be valid on Tuesday 12th February...
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Racing at Down Royal is cancelled tomorrow, it will be re-scheduled, we are working with Horse Racing Ireland at the moment and will release the new date this morning. All tickets purchased for tomorrow's racing will be valid on the re-scheduled date....
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The Ground at Down Royal is heavy and following 10ml of rain this afternoon and the adverse weather conditions forecast, there will be an inspection tomorrow morning at 8am....
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IRISH RACING NEWS SIZING EUROPE, two time runner- up in JNwine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal, remains on track for yet another trip back to Cheltenham next month after an authoritative display in securing back-to-back victories in the Boylesports Tied Cottage Chase at Punchestown yesterday afternoon. Sent off the 1-8 favourite he might not have jumped with his usual fluency for jockey ...
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Toye Native, 2nd in Value Cabs Maiden Hurdle at Down Royal in November and 3rd at Down Royal in Sean Graham Bookmakers Maiden Hurdle on Boxing Day, wins the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares' Maiden Hurdle at Limerick Thursday, January 24, 2013 – Irish Examiner By Pat Keane Ruby Walsh began his afternoon in style by guiding Colin McBratney's Toye Native to victory in the opening ...
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Quito De La Roque (12-1) bounced right back to his best to win a competitive renewal of the Kinloch Brae Chase at Thurles. Colm Murphy's charge looked a top-class prospect two seasons ago but after beating Sizing Europe over three miles at Down Royal in November 2011, he has not been the same horse. Roi Du Mee (15-8 favourite) gave him something resembling a race, but he could never get ...
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Source: Irish Times Date: Monday 14. January 2013 Page: 103 Page 1 of 3 "Another proven big-race winner could be heading to Aintree as Co. Wexford trainer Colm Murphy has the National in mind as a possible target for Quito de la Roque. A dual Grade One winner in 2011, Quito De La Roque's overall form has slid since memorably beating Sizing Europe in the JNwine Champion Ch...
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Source: Irish Racing PostDate: Thursday 3. January 2013 Page: 6 Circulation: 7848   "Down Royal on St Stephen's Day remains an intriguing meeting at an extraordinary racetrack. As customer experiences go, if you've never been there it is definitely worth a visit. From a modest base Mike Todd and Jim Nicholson have turned their rural racecourse into one of Belfast City's...
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