Gowran Park Update. Going, Jockey Changes And Non-Runners

Sat 16th Feb 2013, 13:47

Going - Heavy. Weather - Overcast

Jockey Changes.

2.35 Shantou at Burgage Stud Maiden Hurdle

    3.10 Red Mills Trial Hurdle (Grade 2)

    • 2. Hisaabaat Non Runner

    3.40 Man v's Beast turn2me.org Challenge On Saturday 9th March Handicap Hurdle (Rated 81-123) (DIV I)

      4.10 Holden Plant Rentals Handicap Hurdle (Rated 81-123) (DIV II)

        4.45 Ronan Lawlor Memorial Mares (Pro/Am) Flat Race (DIV I)

          5.15 Join Us on Sat 23rd Mar For Kilkenny GAA Day Mares (P-Am)Flat Race (DIV II)

            GRAND NATIONAL - The Northern Challenge

            The Sue Smith-trained Auroras Encore was the last northern-trained horse to win the Grand National back in 2013 but recent victories for that part of the country have been thin on the ground since the likes of Lucius, Rubstic and Hallo Dandy in the late 70s early 80’s showed that steeplechasing was in a healthy state north of the Watford Gap with the likes of Gordon W Richards, Denys Smith, Arthur Stephenson, Peter Easterby and Jimmy Fitzgerald capable of holding their own against their southern and Irish counterparts.

            THE IRISH TIMES