:::The Going: The ground @Downroyal is heavy, soft in places ::: Posted 19th Mar 2018

Race Day


Since the 17th Century Down Royal Racecourse has brought the "Sport of Kings" to generations of people in Northern Ireland - it's a race course steeped in history. Racing horses isn't just something we do at Down Royal, it's a part of our culture, our heritage and our spirit. We live, breathe and sleep it!

 

Follow the links to the left of the page to find out more about what to expect when you come racing at Down Royal and download our Little Black Book of Racing which has been compiled by the team at Down Royal to provide you with all you need to know on the basics of racing, perfect race day style, insider know-how, racing jargon and top tips all in one handy, pocket-sized place to make sure your day at Down Royal is one to remember.

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