:::The Going: The ground @Downroyal is heavy ::: Posted 25th Jan 2018

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We are saddened to hear of the death of J T McNamara, our thoughts are with his wife Caroline, his children and his extended family. He was a superb jockey and will be sorely missed within the sport http://m.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/36892365...
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Stellar Mass, winner of the Magners Derby at Down Royal in June has an entry in Her Majesty's Plate which has been upgraded to Listed Race. Stellar Mass came third in the Irish Derby on his last run out. Entrance to the Magners July Race Evening is £10 per person or £15 for a value-packed pint and punt pack including entrance, pint of Magners and £5 matched bet with Sean Grah...
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Today is Magners Cider NI Magners Derby Day featuring the Magners Forbidden Flavours Best Dressed Lady Competition It is Ulster Derby day at Down Royal on Saturday. The €100,000 Magners Ulster Derby (4.35) is the feature of an eight-race card and Dermot Weld, who won the race back in 2000 with Melbourne Cup hero Media Puzzle, is represented by the three-year-old filly Zalfana. Ai...
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Down Royal Racecourse Summer Festival starts today! Declarations below and tickets available online or from the turnstiles on the day - Friday 17th and Saturday 18th June 2016 1st race: 5:40pm (approx.) Friday 2nd race: 2pm (approx.) Saturday Admission £12 Friday and £15 Saturday £20 Punters Packs Friday only includes: Admission, Racecard, Pint of Magners, £...
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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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Racing Goes Ahead on Wednesday 31st January

31st Jan 2018

 DOWN ROYAL   Wednesday, January 31 First Race: 1.05   R...

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Precautionary inspection at Down Royal Racecourse at 8am in the morning

30th Jan 2018

There will be a precautionary inspection at Down Royal Racecourse at 8am in the ...

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