Going Update

Wed 21st Nov 2012, 08:57

Thurles
©Healy Racing Photos
The ground at Thurles, ahead of its meeting tomorrow, is currently soft to heavy, on the hurdle and bumper course, and heavy on the chase course.

The forecast is for a generally dry day today with rain forecast for tonight, clearing into showers tomorrow morning.

Cheltenham Gold Cup Preview

As the Cheltenham Festival grows brighter on the horse racing horizon, one race will be at the forefront of most fans' thoughts — the Gold Cup. The Gold Cup is the most prestigious race in the jumps racing calendar and has been won by many of the greats of the game, both human and equine. Each year, the race provides intrigue, drama and excellence matched by no other contest and the 2018 renewal of the Cheltenham Gold Cup promises to be no different.

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