:::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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Summer Festival of Racing 2015 Friday 19th & Saturday 20th June   Join us for an exceptional weekend of racing, style and flair. The Summer Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse is the only place to be on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th June. Racing on Friday 19th June commences at 5:45pm (approx) - an all National Hunt Card featuring the Tote.com Galway Plate Trial, w...
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For those gentlemen (and ladies) out there with a flair for fashion and facial hair come and celebrate a thrilling evening of National Hunt racing with our celebrity guest, Mr Bang Tidy and a range of competitions championing style and eccentricity including best dressed male, most dapperly dressed male and best facial hair!  Prizes On Offer on Barclay Communications Gentleman's Raced...
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Take a selfie on the Barclay Communications @balmoralshow stand, B32 & post with #mustdash to enter the @Downroyal 29th May ticket prize draw. ...
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COMPETITION TIME!! Down Royal and QFT Belfast are teaming up to offer you and a friend the chance to win two tickets to the screening of the Dark Horse documentary in QFT along with a Dark Horse Wine Bar and Cafe racing package for Barclay Communications Race Evening on Friday 29th May at Down Royal. DARK HORSE is an inspirational and life-affirming true story of how a barmaid in a former m...
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On Friday 29th May, Down Royal in conjunction with Shortcross Gin, are excited to launch the 1685 Club based in the Rainbow Communications Suite at Down Royal Course. This package includes admission to the racecourse, Shortcross Gin cocktail reception, Admission to the Rainbow Communications Suite, £5 matched bet with Sean Graham and live music before and after racing. It is £23...
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Celebrating all gentlemen out there with a flair for fashion – Ladies welcome too!   Down Royal and Barclay Communications are excited to launch another first in Irish racing – the Barclay Communications’ Gentlemen’s Race Evening at Down Royal on Friday 29thMay. A thrilling all National Hunt card of racing is accompanied by a host of quality entertainment throu...
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THERE is jumps action at Down Royal on Monday as the popular venue plays host to a seven-race card that begins at 2.25. A field of 13 have been declared for the Irish Daily Mirror Handicap Chase (4.40) where Riverside City bids to follow up his recent Ulster National success at Downpatrick for Gordon Elliott and Mark Walsh. Elliott is also responsible for the top-weight Make A T...
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JEZKI won the Grade 1 Ladbrokes World Series Hurdle at Punchestown today as he gained revenge on his old rival Hurricane Fly in thrilling fashion. Both had to prove their stamina as they were racing over three miles for the first time but approaching the final flight they had drawn clear of the field in the latest installment of their enthralling rivalry. It was the Jessica Harrin...
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GORDON Elliott's stable star Don Cossack, owned by Ryanair chief Michael O'Leary, and winner of 2014 Powers Irish Whiskey Steeplechase at Down Royal, capped a remarkable season with a stunning victory in the Grade 1 Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup, getting the better of a thrilling battle with Djakadam and Road To Riches who finished second and third, just as they...
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