:::The Going: Following further heavy showers at @Downroyal , the ground is now soft to heavy (Round) and soft (Sprint). ::: Posted 8th Sep 2017

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Identify Thief It may have been the pair's first ever visit to Newcastle races but that did not stop rider Bryan Cooper and trainer Henry De Bromhead from combining to snare the StanJames.com Fighting Fifth Hurdle today with Identity Thief – winner of the 2015 WKD Hurdle at Down Royal. Given a brilliantly cool ride by Cooper, Gigginstown House Stud's 6-1 chance made much of the runni...
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Black Friday Offer - Boxing Day admission £8 only - offer ends 12pm tonight - book now !! http://www.ticketgroup.com/whitelabel/downroyal_wl/tickets_for_Boxing_Day_Race_Meeting__in_Down_Royal_Racecourse/52895365 ...
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Fighting Fifth field Ruby Walsh and Bryan Cooper will ride at Newcastle on Saturday. Walsh rides Wicklow Brave and Cooper rides Down Royal WKD Hurdle winner  Identity Thief in the Fighting Fifth at Newcastle on Saturday. Beltor, Irving, Purple Bay, Top Notch and Intense Tango complete the field. ...
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Win 4 tickets for the exclusive one night Event at ODEON launching 'Being A.P.' this is the incredible inside story of a sporting legend. As A.P. McCoy nears the end of his career, the characteristics that have driven him to dominate the most dangerous of sports remain as strong as ever. Fearless and willing to sacrifice everything to achieve his goals, this film reveals the exhaustive trainin...
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High-class line-up A stellar 32 entries have been assembled for the Boxing Day showpiece, with the exciting Irish-trained pair of Willie Mullins' Vautour and Gordon Elliott's Don Cossack, Winner of the 2015 JNwine.com Champion Chase, who head the ante-post betting, both entered. Writing on his Racing FX blog, Cooper said: "In my opinion, he's the horse that will set the standard for the o...
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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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