Down Royal Festival of Racing
The festival is a celebration of everything that the Down Royal embodies from the best and bravest horses in the National Hunt world, to the colourful silks in the Parade Ring, and the stunning and eye catching outfits on display on JNwine.com Ladies Day with Victoria Square Best Dressed Lady Competition, with a sensational blend of sport and style, it’s an event not to be missed.
Gates open at 11am with the first race starting at 12.45pm and last race starting at 4.10pm.
Directions to Down Royal Racecourse
FROM BELFAST: M1 to The South and Dublin exit (Junction 8). At roundabout take first exit A101 past B&Q and Sainsburys on left hand side. At roundabout junction with A1 take second exit towards The South and Dublin. Travel up A1 Dual Carriageway to top of hill. Turn right across carriageway (to follow brown heritage signs) before the Hillsborough roundabout. Continue down Harry’s Road to crossroads and go straight through. Continue on the Aghnatrisk Road to next crossroads and turn right onto Kesh Road. Racecourse is about 2 miles further down the road. FROM DUBLIN: Road to Newry (N1 South of the border) then onto the A1 Dual Carriageway to Belfast. At Hillsborough Roundabout continue as for Belfast and take the first turn to left on Harry’s Road and directions are same as above.