Limerick abandoned due to waterlogged race track
Published 26/12/2015 | 09:39
This afternoon's meeting at Limerick has been abandoned due to a waterlogged track.
Officials assessed conditions at 8am but found the course to be unraceable.
Horse Racing Ireland tweeted: "Limerick cancelled today. Track unfit for racing due to waterlogging."
Officials will now check the track at 8am on Sunday ahead of that afternoon's meeting.
*Turf Club News* Limerick cancelled today. Track unfit for racing due to waterlogging.— Horse Racing Ireland (@GoRacing) December 26, 2015
The feature Shannon Airport Novice Steeplechase, a Grade Two which had attracted classy types like Avant Tout, Free Expression and Outlander and has transferred to Sunday's meeting to form an eight-race card beginning at noon.