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Down Royal Transferred To Monday March 19

Following the cancellation of the Down Royal meeting scheduled for Saturday March 17, as parts of the track were unfit for racing due to waterlogging, Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) has announced that this meeting will now go ahead on Monday March 19 2018. The original entries will stand and fresh declarations must…

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Crossgar Trainer McBratney Enjoys Success At Down Royal

Crossgar trainer Colin McBratney recorded the sole local training success at the North Ireland Festival of Racing at Down Royal last weekend writes Joe Kavanagh. The County Down handler sent out two runners in the Beginners Chase with Topper Thornton and Quickasyoucan, and it was the first named that prevailed…

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Baily Green Heads Entries For Down Royal thetote.com Galway Plate Trial

Baily Green Heads Entries For Down Royal thetote.com Galway Plate Trial Champion Chase second Baily Green heads a stellar line up of entries for thetote.com Galway Plate Trial at Down Royal on Friday 19 June. Mouse Morris’ nine-year-old was just denied an elusive Grade 1 win at the Punchestown Festival…

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Co. Down Venues Offer Chance To Enjoy A Smooth Finish At The Races

This summer, local fans of Caledonia Smooth can earn themselves free entry to either of the next two race meetings at Down Royal Racecourse, Lisburn. The next two race evenings at the racecourse are on Friday 30 August (Musgrave Retail Partners NI Race Day) and Friday 13 September (Victoria Square Ladies Day.)  The local outlets where consumers…

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