Going Report

Sun 9th Dec 2012, 10:55

Racing at Punchestown today
©Healy Racing Photos
The ground at Punchestown remains heavy (1mm rain overnight). The forecast is for drizzle and light rain clearing later today.

The first of seven races is at 12.30pm with the feature being the Grade 1 John Durkan Memorial Chase at 2pm.

There is also racing today at Cork which gets under way at 12.45pm.

Will there be another Irish winner at Aintree?

A lot has been said recently about the fact that the Irish contingent at Cheltenham tend to stoke up the fires of Anglo-Irish needle with their flag waving and chest beating due to our incredible success in recent years. As pointed out previously, this is nothing more than a bit of harmless fun that some folk on both sides of the Irish Sea take a little too seriously.

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