:::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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Apple's Jade did it the hard way, but the Gordon Elliott-trained mare was extremely tenacious in front to defeat the Willie Mullins-trained pair of Limini and Vroum Vroum Mag in the Grade 1 OLBG Mares Hurdle on day one at Cheltenham. The race had fallen to Mullins eight times in the previous nine runnings, but his two big guns could not get past Apple's Jade, who won at 7-2. It wa...
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Cheltenham Festival Preview  Tuesday, March 14 First Race: 1.30pm (7 races) The 2017 Cheltenham Festival begins on Tuesday afternoon and the Irish challenge kicks off with Melon in the opening Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle (1.30). Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh have teamed up to win the festival opener for three of the last four years with Champagne Fever, Vautour and Douvan a...
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Entries are in ahead of our Daily Mirror Northern Ireland St Patrick's Day Race Meeting on Friday 17th March - tickets still available from www.downroyal.com - gates open 11:30am and first race 1:50pm (approx) - Remember Cheltenham will be on all screens throughout the site and there will be a full colour Cheltenham racecard in our racecard #downroyal#stpatsday #chelt...
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DAILY MIRROR ST PATRICK’S DAY RACE MEETING AT DOWN ROYAL FRIDAY 17THMARCH On Friday 17th March, Down Royal Racecourse and the Daily Mirror will host the Daily Mirror St Patrick’s Day race meeting at Down Royal Racecourse. Gates are set to open at 11:30am with the first of a seven race card at 1:50pm (approx.) and final race at 5:35pm (approx.). Admission is £15 and childr...
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Magners Cider NI Best Dressed Lady Competition hits the Big Screen! BBC News NI BBC Sport #bestdressedlady #downroyal True North: Best Dressed Lady Monday 27 February BBC One Northern Ireland, 10.40pm "It’s the start of the summer annual race season but it’s not just the horses who are on show. With prizes like a year’s supply of champag...
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DAILY MIRROR ST PATRICK’S DAY RACE MEETING AT DOWN ROYAL FRIDAY 17THMARCH On Friday 17th March, Down Royal Racecourse and the Daily Mirror will host the Daily Mirror St Patrick’s Day race meeting at Down Royal Racecourse. Gates are set to open at 11:30am with the first of a seven race card at 1:50pm (approx.) and final race at 5:35pm (approx.). Admission is £15 and childre...
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Irish Racing Preview   DOWN ROYAL Tuesday, January 31 First Race: 1.10pm    Down Royal is the stage for a seven-race jumps card on Tuesday with the first race due off at 1.10pm.  The most valuable contest on the card is the Silks@DownRoyal Rated Novice Hurdle (3.25), worth €16,000 in prize-money, and it has attracted a field of five including two...
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Down Royal kick starts its 2017 season on Tuesday 31stJanuary with a seven strong race card. The gates open at 11.30am with the first race commencing at 1.10pm approx. with the seventh and final race scheduled for 4.35pm approx. Entrance tickets are £10, concession tickets are £8 and children under 16 receive free admission. Tickets can be purchased online at www.downroyal.com o...
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JNwine.com Champion Chase winner, Don Cossack, retires from Racing. Don Cossack, winner of last year's Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, has been retired. Trainer Gordon Elliott revealed Don Cossack had suffered a recurrence of a tendon injury first sustained last April. Elliott said: "We found that he had a bit of heat in his leg yesterday [Tuesday] and we've made the decision to call t...
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