Going Updates

Mon 12th Nov 2012, 14:26

Clonmel Racecourse
©Healy Racing Photos
The next racing action in Ireland is in Downpatrick on Wednesday and the ground there is currently soft.

The ground at Clonmel ahead of racing there on Thursday is currently soft, heavy in places on the hurdle and bumper track while its soft on the chase course.

Fresh ground will be in use on both tracks.

Meanwhile the ground at Punchestown ahead of racing there next Saturday and Sunday is currently heavy.

The outside tracks will be in use both days as will fresh ground on hurdle course.

The Cheltenham Festival - Will You Have a Flutter?

The Cheltenham Festival begins on the 14th March. The excitement is building: horses are being put through their final preparations on the gallops, jockeys are being booked for rides and anticipation is high for the four day Festival. Many thousands of racing fans will make the trip to the Cotswolds while others will watch from afar but, one thing is for sure, they will all have a bet on their fancies for the big races.

THE IRISH TIMES