Tinahely inspection in the morning

Sat 13th Jan 2018, 12:38

photoMad Brian (Nina Carberry up, centre) went close in the 2013 Troytown Chase
©Healy Racing Photos
Shillelagh and District Foxhounds will hold an 8am precautionary course inspection ahead of their point-to-point tomorrow.

The hope would be that the County Wicklow fixture gets the go-ahead with the likes of former Troytown runner-up Mad Brian engaged in the Slaney Foods Open.

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