Fairyhouse Switch

Tue 20th Nov 2012, 14:54

The ill-fated Golden Silver was a Norman's Grove winner
©Healy Racing Photos
Fairyhouse have announced a switch of dates for the two feature two-mile-one-furlongs chases run at the course during the spring.

The Grade Two Norman's Grove Chase will now be run as part of the Easter Festival meeting on April 2, while the Dan Moore Memorial Handicap Chase will be run on January 20.

Fairyhouse manager Peter Roe said: "This change has been brought about to introduce a competitive conditions chase to our Easter festival, which currently does not have any championship-type chases for horses beyond novice status.

"This is a welcome addition for our Easter festival while the Dan Moore Chase will fit in well into the calendar in late January."

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