Clonmel Update. Going, Jockey Changes And Non-Runners

Thu 15th Nov 2012, 13:42

Going - Hurdle/Bumper, SOft, Heavy in places. Chase: Soft. Weather - Fine

Jockey Changes.

12.55 I.N.H. Stallion Owners European Breeders Fund Maiden Hurdle

  • 1. Lord Of Lords Non Runner

1.25 Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Hurdle (Rated 80-102)

  • 5. Letterofapproval Non Runner
  • 6. Harangue (2lbs Overweight)

1.55 Clonmel Oil Service Station Handicap Hurdle

  • 11. Harold's Cross (2lbs Overweight)

2.25 Clonmel Oil Steeplechase (Grade 2)

    2.55 European Breeders Fund T.A. Morris Memorial Mares Novice Stee (Grade 3)

      3.25 Prior Park Service Station Clonmel Handicap Steeplechase

      • 7. Any Bets Non Runner

      3.55 Clonmel Oil Slan Abhaile Flat Race

        GRAND NATIONAL - The Northern Challenge

        The Sue Smith-trained Auroras Encore was the last northern-trained horse to win the Grand National back in 2013 but recent victories for that part of the country have been thin on the ground since the likes of Lucius, Rubstic and Hallo Dandy in the late 70s early 80’s showed that steeplechasing was in a healthy state north of the Watford Gap with the likes of Gordon W Richards, Denys Smith, Arthur Stephenson, Peter Easterby and Jimmy Fitzgerald capable of holding their own against their southern and Irish counterparts.

        THE IRISH TIMES