Going Updates

Mon 21st Jan 2013, 10:02

photoOn His Own clears the last on his way to victory in the Thyestes at Gowran last year
©Healy Racing Photos
The ground at Gowran ahead of their biggest meeeting of the year on Thursday is currently heavy.

Limerick race on Wednesday and it is also heavy at Greenmount Park. The main track will be in use as no fresh ground is available.

The situation is being monitored due to the current weather situation but the track is currently raceable.

Leopardstown race on both Saturday and Sunday and the outer hurdle track will be used on Saturday with the ground currently soft, soft to heavy in places on that track.

The inner hurdle track will be used on Sunday and the ground is soft, yielding in places on that track.

The chase track at Leopardstown is soft to heavy, heavy in places with the limit of horses reduced to twenty.

Since midnight on Thursday there has been 56mm of rain at the Foxrock venue.

Saxon Warrior bids to restore his reputation in Irish Derby

Aidan O’Brien’s 2000 Guineas winner Saxon Warrior is on course for the Irish Derby at the Curragh on 30th June.