30 May Garthorpe – Charlie Moore Updates
All fences and bends moved on to fresh ground on the inner racing line including the Open Ditch now that is a portable fence this season. Fence 8 – (downhill fence) now the fourth fence in the back straight and jumped up hill. Moved to get optimal ground and ensure sufficient room for 5 x Pony races
Rained at Garthorpe this afternoon. Irrigation pipes all on the course. Watering likely Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Current Going – Good to Firm – Good in places (will WATER to maintain/improve)
Rain possible tomorrow morning, then three dry days but turning changeable towards the weekend.
Also at this, the last meeting in the Midlands area, there is the BARROW of BOOZE winner takes all – over £300 of quality bottles.
Presentation of £1000 to the Air Ambulance raised by the MEYNELL TUMBLERS CLUB.
Midlands Area Championship conclude as does the Garthorpe Awards – Leading horse and Rider – Can Tom Strawson win both?
E-tickets available. £10 per person. Tickets purchased online include a race card, normally £3.
Pony Racing starts 12.40pm, Horseracing 2.30 pm