Shortcross Gin the right mix for Down Royal as they renew partnership

Down Royal Racecourse has renewed its partnership with Northern Ireland’s leading craft spirit, Shortcross Gin. The agreement will see the Co. Down-based company become the racecourse’s exclusive Irish Gin partner, giving the brand naming rights for Down Royal’s premium hospitality suite. ‘The Shortcross Gin Suite’ will give the brand a presence amongst the 50,000 racegoers […]

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BoyleSports to sponsor Summer Festival of Racing at Down Royal

Ireland’s largest independent bookmaker, BoyleSports, is set to sponsor the highly anticipated Summer Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse following the signing of a new 3-year contract. One of the most colourful dates in the racing calendar, this partnership gives BoyleSports exclusive naming rights to two celebrated races at the Summer Festival as well […]

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Down Royal Races Ahead with Best Tourism Business Award

Down Royal Racecourse has been awarded the Best Tourism Business at the Lisburn and Castlereagh City Business Awards 2023. The award recognises Down Royal as an outstanding contributor of local tourism to the Lisburn and Castlereagh region, and acknowledges its work in enhancing the profile of the local area. Sponsored by Lisburn and Castlereagh City […]

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Down Royal Racecourse Announce Friends of Parkview as 2023 Charity Partner

Down Royal Racecourse has announced Friends of Parkview, the charitable organisation which supports Parkview Special School, as its official Charity Partner for 2023. Friends of Parkview, together with Down Royal will partner to raise funds to help improve the school’s on-site hydrotherapy pool, a facility that is essential for the health and well-being of its […]

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Down Royal Helps Mencap Northern Ireland Raise Over £1million

Down Royal Racecourse has announced that following a 20-year partnership with Mencap Northern Ireland, Down Royal has helped the local charity to raise over £1million. For over two decades, Mencap Northern Ireland and Down Royal have partnered to raise funds to support those living with a learning disability and will continue its fundraising with its […]

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Down Royal makes plans for a Yuletide final fixture

Down Royal Racecourse’s final fixture for 2022 will take place on Boxing Day with Metcollect Limited taking on title sponsorship for a third year running. Boxing Day is one of the most popular fixtures in Down Royal’s calendar and has become a hugely popular tradition for those seeking a fun day out and some fresh […]

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Best Dressed Lady Crowned at Down Royal’s November Festival

Racing fans and Ireland’s style elite came dressed to impress to show off their fashion credentials at the Ladbrokes Festival of Racing at Down Royal Racecourse on Saturday 5th November with Shileen MccConville from Lurgan taking the Best Dressed Lady title. The Best Dressed Competition was judged by Founder of BPerfect Cosmetics, Brendan McDowell, Cool […]

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Ladbrokes confirmed as sponsor of Down Royal Festival of Racing

€145,000 prize fund for Grade 1 Champion Chase Down Royal’s long-established November Festival of Racing is once again to be sponsored by Ladbrokes. The prestigious two day Festival, on 4th and 5th November, is the highlight of the racing calendar at Down Royal and has an exceptional role of honour including great chasers such as […]

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