Going updates

Thu 17th Jan 2013, 09:38
Ahead of today's meeting, Thurles remains soft to heavy (6.1mm of rain in the past 24 hours).

Dundalk race tomorrow and it's described as standard there.

The weather forecast warns of heavy rain later today with showers tomorrow.

The ground at Limerick meanwhile is currently heavy. They race at Greenmount Park next Wednesday. In the interest of safety the limit in all races has been reduced to 14 horses.

A decision on whether the inside or main hurdle and bumper track is to be used at Limerick next Wednesday will be taken before declaration time.

Hanlon hoping Leader can test Mikael

Trainer Shark Hanlon is hoping Western Leader can put it up to Mikael D'Haguenet in an interesting WT O'Grady Memorial EBF Novice Chase at Thurles on Thursday.