Racing at Punchestown goes ahead

Updated: October 26, 2011

Today’s meeting at Punchestown will go ahead following a precautionary inspection this morning.

The going is currently heavy, and the first of a seven race National Hunt card goes to post at 2.15.

The track was found to be unfit for racing after an initial viewing yesterday morning but the situation improved as the rain abated and water was pumped off parts of the course.

A further inspection at 4pm yesterday gave racing the green light but officials decided to take another look this morning just to make sure conditions didn’t deterioriate overnight.

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