Final day of Easter Festival at Fairyhouse abandoned

There was 10 millimetres of rain overnight at the Co Meath track which caused cancellation

The third day of the Fairyhouse Easter Festival has been abandoned. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The third day of the Fairyhouse Easter Festival has been abandoned. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

 

This afternoon’s meeting at Fairyhouse has been abandoned because of a waterlogged track.

The first two days of the Irish Grand National fixture went ahead as planned, but heavy overnight rain forced an early end to the Easter festival at the County Meath circuit.

A statement issued by the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board read: “Following a course inspection at Fairyhouse this morning, the course was found to be unfit for racing following 10 millimetres of rain overnight.”

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