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

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PUNCHESTOWN PREVIEW (Thursday, April 30)   HURRICANE Fly v Jezki as you've never known it. The Grade 1 Ladbrokes World Series Hurdle (5.30) at Punchestown on Thursday will be the scene for Round 9 between the former Champion Hurdle winners but this battle won't be like all the others as they will clash for the first time ever over three miles. Hurricane Fly leads Jezk...
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Congratulations to Gareth McFadden, winner of our Taste@downroyal Competition for Mirror May Day! Thank you to everyone who entered the competition - full details of the raceday and booking information can be found at  http://www.downroyal.com/fixture/daily-mirror-may-day-meeting-70 ...
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Competition Time!  Don't miss your chance to win Taste@downroyal Package for you and a friend for Monday 4th May at Down Royal Racecourse.  This relaxed dining option will be hosted in the Moscow Flyer Suite. Offering the best of Northern Irish Produce in taster bowls prior to the first race and dessert and cheese tables available throughout racing without the restriction of desig...
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All our Punters Packs are sold out for the Daily Mirror May Race meeting on Monday 4th May. Admission tickets are still available at £12 and there is some availability in our informal hospitality package, Taste@downroyal costing £49.50 per person. There are limited numbers of admission only tickets available for the Rainbow Communications Suite at £17 each.  Admission tic...
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AP McCOY landed another winner on his final Aintree Grand National meeting before retirement when he partnered the Gordon Elliott-trained Don Cossack to a very easy success in the Betfred Melling Chase, the feature on day two at Liverpool. Sent off the well-backed 3-1 joint-favourite Don Cossack was given a very positive ride by the soon to be crowned 20-time champion jockey in Britain and...
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NINA CARBERRY got the perfect test drive around Aintree's National fences this afternoon when she partnered On The Fringe to a supremely easy victory in the Crabbie's Fox Hunters Chase at the track. On The Fringe was completing a Cheltenham/Aintree double for Carberry, trainer Enda Bolger and owner JP McManus and justified strong market support to return the well-backed 5-2 favourite. It ...
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JESSICA HARRINGTON's Jezki landed the feature race on day one of the Aintree Grand National Meeting when taking the Doom Bar Aintree Hurdle at 3-1 - but not before drama at the last hurdle when favourite Arctic Fire crashed out while holding a narrow lead over the eventual winner. It was a fascinating race with both AP McCoy, on Jezki, and Ruby Walsh, on Arctic Fire, giving their horses v...
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The final declarations are in for the 2015 Crabbie's Grand National, the field of forty runners includes 5 horses who have run at Down Royal: Portrait King - runner up in the 2015 Weatherbys Printing Handicap Hurdle Rocky Creek - runner up in 2014 Jnwine.com Champion Chase First Lieutenant - runner up in 2012 Jnwine.com Champion Chase Soll - winner of 2012 NIHF Beginner's Steeplechase  ...
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Morning Line and Racehorse to Riding Horse Parade Saturday 4th November

3rd Nov 2017

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

3rd Nov 2017

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

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