:::The Going: Following a further 4mm of rain since 7am the ground today is now yielding, good to yielding in places. Dry day ahead ::: Posted 29th Jan 2019

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Preliminary Entries for Friday 17th June The feature race of the day, thetote.com Galway Plate Trial, is the strongest race on the card with 18 entries including last year's winner the Henry de Bromhead trained Elegant Statesman. Henry De Bromhead also has an entry for the 2015 Galway Plate winner, Shanahan's Turn. Mouse Morris has a strong entry with 3 Gigginstown horses.   ...
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 Vegas Prize Raises the Fashion Stakes at Down Royal’s Magners Derby   Las Vegas Five-day Five-star holiday on the cards for the winner of the Down Royal and Magners Forbidden Flavours best dressed Lady on Magners Derby Day.   Magners Derby Day on Saturday 18th June sees the return of Best Dressed Lady Competition to Down Royal. Down Royal has teamed up with Magners...
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DOWN ROYAL RACECOURSE CONTINUES THEIR SUPPORT OF THE RACEHORSE TO RIDING HORSE LEAGUE Down Royal Racecourse are proud to once again sponsor the Racehorse to Riding Horse league in the Northern region as well as extending to individual classes south of the border including the festival at Equi Festival, Mulligar.   Racehorse to Riding Horse Ireland, run by Julie Morris, organises sho...
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DOWN ROYAL (Friday, May 27)   Down Royal stage a seven-race card on Friday evening and the popular northern track are really embracing the summer feeling with a most groovily dressed gentleman prize up for grabs. On the track, the O2 Handicap Chase (8.05) is the most valuable race on the card and, in receipt of weight from all of his nine rivals, the Ross O’S...
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Punters Packs Still Available for Friday 27th May Down Royal and Barclay Communications are excited to launch the second Barclay Communications’ Gentlemen’s Race Evening at Down Royal on Friday 27th May. A thrilling all National Hunt card of racing is accompanied by a host of quality entertainment throughout the evening.  For those gentlemen out there with a flair...
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Mike McGoldrick on horseback, sampling the delights of racing hospitality and causing mayhem in the stands at Down Royal Racecourse. Did he enjoy himself? Sure you know yourself anyway... ‪#‎CanterBanter‬ ...
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BARCLAY COMMUNICATIONS’ GENTLEMAN’S RACE EVENING   Celebrating all gentlemen out there with a flair for fashion – Ladies welcome too!   Down Royal and Barclay Communications are excited to launch the second Barclay Communications’ Gentlemen’s Race Evening at Down Royal on Friday 27th May. A thrilling all National Hunt card of racing is accompanied ...
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DOWN ROYAL (Monday, May 2) Join us for jumping action at Down Royal on Bank Holiday Monday where the most valuable race on the card is the Belfast Live Hurdle (3.15), worth €17,500 in prize-money. A field of six are set to line up, headed by the Gordon Elliott-trained Cogryhill who will be ridden by Bryan Cooper in the familiar maroon and white silks of Michael O'Leary's Gigginstown House ...
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DINGLE teenager Jack Kennedy only turned 17 last Friday and he got the birthday present he wanted at Punchestown yesterday when he rode his first winner at the festival on Missy Tata in the Setanta Sports Mares Novice Hurdle. The 6-4 favourite, trained by Gordon Elliott, was much the best under a cool Kennedy and eased to a nine-length win over Ria D'etel. Missy Tata won the Value Cabs 3-Y-O...
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