All-clear for Punchestown

  • Last Updated: January 11 2014, 8:17 GMT

The meeting at Punchestown this afternoon goes ahead as planned following a precautionary 8am inspection.

Today's meeting at Punchestown goes ahead as planned
Today's meeting at Punchestown goes ahead as planned

Officials had called an early check of conditions due to the threat of overnight frost.

Following the inspection, the course was found fit for racing, with the ground described as soft to heavy, soft in places.

A seven-race card gets under way at 12.40, with the Grade Two Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle at 2.20 featuring the Willie Mullins-trained Vautour, current ante-post favourite for the Supreme Novices' Hurdle at Cheltenham.


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