Going Updates

Fri 7th Dec 2012, 09:25

The covers will be down at Punchestown
©Healy Racing Photos
The going at Navan is described as heavy (15mm of rain in the past 24 hours). It's forecast to be cold but generally dry over the weekend.

At Cork they are calling it soft, soft to heavy in places (hurdle) and soft to heavy, heavy in places (chase). There was 4mm of rain overnight.

It's being called heavy at Punchestown (8mm of rain since 8am Thursday).

Frost covers are being laid down at Punchestown today due to current cold snap.

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