JOB ALERT – Full-Time Groundsperson

DESCRIPTION Excellent opportunity for Racecourse Groundsperson based in Lisburn. DOWN ROYAL RACECOURSE Racecourse GroundspersonDown Royal Racecourse is one of Northern Ireland’s premier sporting venues. Down Royal is now seeking to recruit a Groundsperson to join the team and assist in the provision of a safe and excellent racing surface and facilities for its 14 annual […]

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Down Royal and Friends of the Cancer Centre announce winning charity partnership

Calls for the public to dig deep to support those living with cancer across Northern Ireland Down Royal has announced Friends of the Cancer Centre as its official charity partner for 2024. The racecourse will continue its longstanding tradition of supporting local causes this year by partnering with the leading cancer charity, dedicated to supporting […]

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Friends of Parkview make a splash with Down Royal Racecourse

£23k raised for local special school! Punters who headed to Down Royal in 2023 have helped raise more than £23,000 for Parkview Special School in nearby Lisburn. Crossing the finish line as the official charity partner of Down Royal for 2023, Friends of Parkview, the charitable organisation which supports Parkview Special School, revealed the total […]

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Pravha takes the reins at Down Royal hospitality suite

Northern Ireland’s favourite racecourse raises the bar with relaunched Pravha Suite Premium, lighter tasting Pilsner, Pravha, part of the Molson Coors Beverage Company portfolio, has secured naming rights to Down Royal’s hospitality space located on the top floor of the hospitality pavilion in a new sponsorship deal. Described as the ‘best of both worlds’, Pravha […]

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bottlegreen and Down Royal Racecourse add a dash of extraordinary to Ladies Day

bottlegreen raises a glass as sponsor of Best Dressed Lady Competition at Ladbrokes Festival of Racing Fashionistas, socialites and racing fans alike are being encouraged to secure their tickets for the Ladbrokes Festival of Racing and Down Royal’s annual Ladies Day festivities. The programme for the two-day festival will open with the bottlegreen Grade 3 […]

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Ladbrokes retains top rights on Down Royal Festival Racecard

Down Royal is under starters orders for the most prestigious fixture in its racing calendar with Ladbrokes, one of the world’s leading betting and gaming operators, retaining title naming rights. On Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th November, the Ladbrokes Festival of Racing will see the retail bookmaker strengthen its relationship with Down Royal as they […]

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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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Race Results

The Bluegrasshorsefeed.com Maiden Hurdle
Position Horse Jockey Owner Trainer
1 Western Comandor L. Quinlan Chasers & Pints Syndicate John Patrick Ryan
2 Flamborough D.J. O'Keeffe Seamus Kiernan Thomas Gibney
3 Canal End J.S. McGarvey John P. McManus Peter Fahey
The Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Hurdle
Position Horse Jockey Owner Trainer
1 Thecornerhouse E. Dwan John M. Whelan Mrs Julie Cashin
2 Perfect Arch Shane Fenelon R.P. Behan J.J.Lambe
3 Bugscuffle D.P. Maxwell Denis O'Mahony/Daibheid McHugh/Desmond J Kelly Andrew McNamara
The Powered By Bluegrass Novice Handicap Hurdle
Position Horse Jockey Owner Trainer
1 Ottoman Style C.D. Maxwell Moyo's Boyos Syndicate Dermot Anthony McLoughlin
2 Monbeg Park B. Lawless Donnchadh Doyle Sean Thomas Doyle
3 L Anamour J.J. Slevin Simon Munir/Isaac Souede S.R.B. Crawford
The Bluegrass Stamm 30 Steeplechase
Position Horse Jockey Owner Trainer
1 Longhouse Poet J.J. Slevin Sean & Bernardine Mulryan Martin Brassil
2 Roi Mage M.M. McDonagh D.G. Pryde/D.P. Van Der Hoeven/Gerry McGladery/James Beaumont Patrick Griffin
3 Burrows Saint C.P. McNamara Mrs S Ricci W.P. Mullins
The Follow On Instagram @bluegrasshorsefeed Rated Novice Steeplechase
Position Horse Jockey Owner Trainer
1 The Greek D.F. O'Regan It Takes Allsorts Syndicate Gordon Elliott
2 Chameron C.D. Maxwell D.G. Pryde/D.P. Van Der Hoeven Patrick Griffin
3 Carrig Sam R.A. Doyle Over The Sticks Syndicate A.L.T.Moore
The Bluegrass Mare Prepare Hunters Steeplechase
Position Horse Jockey Owner Trainer
1 Ultimate Optimist A. Harvey R. Nicholas D.M. Christie
2 The Flier Begley S. Connor S.R.B. Crawford S.R.B. Crawford
3 Lord Schnitzel J.W. Hannon Klaus Koentopp Declan Queally
The Bluegrass Horse Feeds Mares Flat Race
Position Horse Jockey Owner Trainer
1 Cuta Des As Pat Taaffe Martin Dodd/Michael Songer/Martin Hill/Terry Dodd W.P. Mullins
2 Sunshine Girl S. Connor Miss Sophie Bell S.R.B. Crawford
3 Noble Annys J.C. Barry J.J. Winston John Joseph Winston