Downpatrick Chases Cancelled

Mon 17th Dec 2012, 12:38

Downpatrick
©Healy Racing Photos
The two chases at Downpatrick on Thursday have been cancelled as the track is unfit for racing.

One of the hurdle races will now be divided to make a six race card.

The ground at the Co Down venue is currently soft to heavy.

Meanwhile the safety limit has been reduced to 18 for all races at Navan next Saturday while the ground at Leopardstown ahead of the Christmas Festival is currently yielding to soft, soft in places.

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