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

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DOWN Royal is the destination for a a seven-race jumps card on Friday evening with the action commencing at 4.20. The feature race on the card is the Kerry Foods Rated Hurdle (5.25), worth €16,000 in prize-money, and it sees the Tony Martin-trained Pires return to defend the crown he won last year. Shane Shortall, who was the winning jockey on board that day, renews his partnersh...
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Friday 28th August sees the return of National Hunt racing to Down Royal - this is your chance to see the superstar jockeys of the National Hunt world on your doorstep. Ruby Walsh, Robbie Power, Davy Russell, Bryan Cooper, Paul Carberry and Andrew Lynch will all be in action. Gates open at 2:30pm, free carparking for all, children under 16 go free, admission is £10 at the turnstiles and &p...
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National Hunt action returns to Down Royal on Friday 28thAugust in association with Musgrave Retail Partners NI. Gates open at 3pm with racing action set to start at 4.20pm. Entrance tickets are priced at £10, concession tickets are £8 and children under 16 receive free admission. Tickets can be purchased online at www.downroyal.com or by calling the office on 028 92621256, alte...
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Silks @Downroyal The newly renovated public bar at Down Royal Racecourse creates a bright and modern space for all racegoers, as well as providing additional seating areas the new bar showcases Silks @Downroyal – our new artisan public food offering. The emphasis of Silks @Downroyal is quality and provenance of all the products within its menu. The meat is supplied by local company,...
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£19 Limited Edition Punters Packs available for 28th August   Punters Pack £19 Includes: Entrance Racecard Pint of Magners Pulled Pork Sandwich £5 MATCHED bet with Sean Graham or Pat O'Hare bookmakers   Don't forget our Return bus from Belfast  ONLY £10 ( Leaves College Square North, Belfast 1.5 hours before the 1st race and leaves Down Royal...
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Raymund Martin, Chairperson of the Down Royal Acting Stewards, is preparing to cycle the 435 miles from Paris to Nice to raise money for the Jockeys Emergency Fund and Injured Jockeys Fund in September 2015. Down Royal is proud to support Raymond in this venture and would encourage everyone to do the same - full details of Raymond's fundraising can be found at https://www...
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Winner alright Down Royal Racecourse Racehorse to Riding Horse Champion 2015 Congratulations to Jinnys Beaverlamb and rider Seamus Rodgers   Pictured is the winner, Seamus Rodgers - Jennys Beverlamb Along with Reserve Champion - Avrika Legionere - Louise Duffy 3rd Gimlis Axe - Michelle Kane 4th Enemy Engagement - rider Johnny Mulligan and his owner Lela Purdy (who normally rides but ...
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DOWN ROYAL takes that old adage of saving the fine wine until the end to heart on Friday night as the County Down track leaves the feature race on the card Her Majesty’s Plate (8.50) until the very end. Aidan O’Brien sends Order Of St George to Down Royal for his second start of the season having made an encouraging reappearance behind stable companion Bondi Beach at the Currag...
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Declarations for Magners Race Evening ...
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Congratulations to the four winners of our Magners Forbidden Flavours competition!  The winners are: Jim Webb Martin Gillespie Laura Boome Cheryl McParland   ...
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Morning Line and Racehorse to Riding Horse Parade Saturday 4th November

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Coming Racing on Saturday 4th November? Get there early to see our Racehorse to ...

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Racing Previews DOWN ROYAL Friday, Nov 4th

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DOWN ROYAL Saturday, November 4 First Race: 12.45   The JNwine.com Ch...

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