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

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THE Henry De Bromhead-trained Identity Thief won the feature Grade 2 WKD Hurdle on day one of the Northern Ireland festival of racing at Down Royal. Identity Thief was heavily supported all morning before eventually being sent off the 15-8 favourite. Bryan Cooper sent him straight to the front and he never saw another rival on the way to a three and a half length win over Whiteout. The WKD ...
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DOWN ROYAL (​Saturday, October 31)   IT is the first Grade 1 of the new jumps season at Down Royal on Saturday as the €140,000 JNWine.com Champion Chase (2.40) takes centre stage (2.40). All eyes will be on Don Cossack, the highest-rated chaser in either Britain or Ireland, as he aims for his fifth success at Grade 1 level. Don Cossack faces just three rivals an...
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Friday 30th October Feature races: EBF Lough Construction Ltd Mares Hurdle (Grade 3) WKD Hurdle (Grade 2) Gates open from 11am on Friday 30th  First race starting at 1pm (approx.) Admission is £12 Friday, £10 concession rate, children under 16 get free admission Free carparking for everyone attending. ADMISSION TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE TURNSTILES ...
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THE first Grade 1 race of the season is run at Down Royal on Saturday but there is a cracking card at the track on Friday to help  you warm up for the big one. The feature event of the afternoon is the Grade 2 WKD Hurdle (2.05), worth €50,000 in prize-money, and it has been won by some familiar names in the past. Jezki was successful in it under Tony McCoy back in 2013 and the ...
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Ten entries, including Don Cossack, Dynaste & Road To Riches, in https://t.co/YknYiLosbX Champion Chase @Downroyal ...
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Hurricane Fly to parade @downroyal on Sat 31st October - gates open 10:30am get there early to get a good spot! ...
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Entries are in for Friday 30th October  ...
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Northern Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal – Friday 30th & Saturday 31st October 2015. Champions of Racing . . . . The Northern Ireland Festival of Racing will be the highlight of the year for many as Down Royal once again hosts an unprecedented weekend of racing, socialising and networking. The world of National Hunt Horse Racing descends on Northern Ireland for an unm...
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Hugo Thomas Best Dressed Male - Down Royal Friday 30th October, winner will receive a made to measure suit - open to all male racegoers on Friday 30th October - book now at http://www.downroyal.com/fixture/northern-ireland-festival-of-racing-day-1-77  ...
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Entries are in for the JNWine.com Champion Chase - the field is one of the strongest ever for the 2015 renewal of this highly anticipated first Grade 1 of the National Hunt season in the British Isles. There are 8 GB entries including the 2015 Grand National Winner, Many Clouds, trained by Oliver Sherwood; the 2014 JNWine.com Champion Chase runner up, Rocky Creek, trained by Paul Nicholls who is...
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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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