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

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Noel Meade is keen for Road To Riches to have another crack at the Cheltenham Gold Cup - despite his eclipse at Leopardstown on Saturday. The Gigginstown-owned nine-year-old was beaten 12 lengths by Carlingford Lough in the Irish Gold Cup at the Foxrock circuit, but has returned home unscathed from that short-priced defeat. Road To Riches also holds an entry in the Ryanair Chase at the Chelten...
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£20 Punters Packs still available until 12pm today - book now at http://www.ticketgroup.com/whitelabel/downroyal_wl/tickets_for_February_Race_Meeting__in_Down_Royal_Racecourse_Lisburn/52895825 ...
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Entries at Weights  DOWN ROYAL Wednesday, 3rd February 2016 Going: Heavy, Soft in places  ...
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Racing is going ahead on Wednesday 3rd February - Punters Packs still available including admission to the Beef or Salmon Suite. Book now http://www.downroyal.com/fixture/wednesday-3rd-february-82...
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Marito is likely to have one run in February before a tilt at the Foxhunter Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.   Formerly trained by Willie Mullins before joining Colin McBratney in 2014, the 10-year-old made an impressive hunter chase debut when winning by a wide margin at Down Royal over Christmas. McBratney said: "He'll get an entry in the hunter chase at Leopardstown next mo...
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Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) today announced a number of enhancements to the Irish Flat Pattern and Listed race programme for the 2016 season. The principal changes concern the further improvement of the staying programme, with the Curragh Cup at the Curragh on Irish Derby weekend being upgraded from Group 3 to Group 2, and the upgrade to Listed status of Down Royal’s Her Majesty Plate (won...
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  FORMER champion jockey Richard Hughes will have his first ever runner as a trainer at Dundalk on Friday night as he sends over Duchess Of Marmite to contest the feature Dundalk Stadium On Facebook Handicap (8.30), which is worth €24,000 in prize-money. Duchess Of Marmite has won her last two outings at Chelmsford and Kempton and Shane Kelly makes the trip over to Dund...
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JNwine.com Champion Chase winner, Don Cossack faces just three opponents as he has his prep for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup in the Ladbrokes Ireland Kinloch Brae Chase at Thurles. Gordon Elliott used the Grade Two event as his stepping stone to the Festival last year and he was just getting the better of an argument with Champagne Fever when that one came down. Don Cossack has won three Gra...
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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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