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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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It was a special day at Cheltenham for the Irish! Fresh from landing the opening JCB Triumph Hurdle with Ivanovich Gorbatov, the visitors bagged the biggest trophy of all when Don Cossack won the Timico Gold Cup for Bryan Cooper, Gordon Elliott and Gigginstown House Stud. It was a thrilling Gold Cup run at a ferocious pace and once Cue Card came down when travelling well, it was always goin...
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CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL (Friday Preview)  Good Luck to JNWine.com Champion Chase winner Don Cossack in Gold Cup & On The Fringe to regain Foxhunters crown #downroyalwinners - final day of Cheltenham Festival 2016  The curtain comes down on the Cheltenham Festival on Friday and what a Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup (3.30) we have in store. There might be no Vautour in th...
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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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