Two Hurdles Tracks At Leopardstown

Tue 22nd Jan 2013, 09:46

Hurricane Fly bids for third Irish Champion Hurdle
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By Gary Carson
There will be two hurdles tracks in use for the two-day meeting at Leopardstown this weekend.

The Dublin track released going updates for the courses this morning after receiving no rain overnight.

The outer hurdles track, which will be used on Saturday for the €100,000 Hurdle, is currently soft, soft to heavy in places.

The inner track will be used on Sunday for the Irish Champion Hurdle and is soft, yielding in places. The chase track is soft to heavy, heavy in places.

The forecast is for wintry showers later today which are to die out mid-week. There is also the chance of rain later in the week.

Limerick to inspect

Limerick are to hold an 8am precautionary inspection tomorrow morning ahead of the day's card due to the threat of overnight frost.