Hurdles Soft And Chase Heavy At Thurles

Tue 18th Dec 2012, 09:16

Thurles racecourse
©Healy Racing Photos
Thurles host the final pre-Christmas meeting this Sunday and the ground is set to be testing at the Tipperary venue. Officials this morning reported the hurdles track to be soft and the chase track heavy. Limerick are gearing up for their big Christmas festival meeting and the ground there remains heavy.

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