Thurles Soft To Heavy Ahead Of Next Week

Thu 24th Jan 2013, 09:04

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Thurles report the ground as soft to heavy on both tracks ahead of their meeting next Thursday.

A seven-race jumps card is scheduled with three chases, three hurdles and a bumper at the meeting.

The going is, as ever, standard at Dundalk ahead of tomorrow evening's all-weather card.

The weather is set to be generally dry today with rain forecast for tonight and tomorrow, heavy at times.

The hurdles tracks remain unchanged at Leopardstown ahead of the two-day fixture this weekend.

The outer course is soft, soft to heavy in places while the inner track is soft, yielding in places.

The chase course is now soft, soft to heavy in places having previously been soft to heavy, heavy in places earlier in the week.

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