SMS NewsUpdated: 08:00
Wexford good, good to firm in places (track will be aerated today), Limerick heavy (10mm rain overnight), Navan yielding, soft in places
Weekend 4cast risk of showers today, rain tomorrow clearing overnight, generally dry on Sunday.
Roscommon to hold 8am course inspection on Sun ahead of Mon, 20th May fixture due to adverse weekend 4cast. Track raceable, ground hvy.
The ground at the Curragh is currently good (good to firm in places Round track), Cork currently soft, soft to heavy in places.
Jockeys Emergency Fund
The Jockeys Emergency Fund was set up on the 1st January 1998, to provide benefit and assistance for riders who suffer paralysis as a result of an injury sustained while taking part in a racing/horse related activity. Contributions to this fund come from Owners, a portion of the fees for Jockeys Licences, Qualified Riders (Amateur) Licences and from voluntary donations.
THE IRISH TURF CLUB
The Turf Club (and INHSC) is the Regulatory Body for horseracing in Ireland; the organisation that for over 200 years has been responsible for the integrity and the reputation of Irish racing both in Ireland and internationally.
Founded in 1790 The Turf Club incorporates the Irish National Hunt Steeplechase Committee (INHSC) and is thus responsible for both flat and national hunt racing in Ireland. Through the INHSC the Turf Club is also responsible for Point to Point racing. Since its foundation it has always been an All Ireland body.