Published on September 4th, 2017 | by BoyleToday.com0
Roscommon Races this evening
Mother Nature hasn’t been kind in recent times, but racegoers at Roscommon Racecourse will hope that the sun will re-emerge ahead of the penultimate meeting of the season which takes place today Monday September 4th.
The first race is off at 4.35 pm.
General ground conditions were testing for a number of the meetings this year and the race committee and all associated with the course will be hoping that the weather will pick up for the last two meetings.
This meeting is a mixed card, made up of four flat races, two hurdle races and a bumper.
The re-fixing of one of the meetings has made a busy season even busier for Roscommon Racecourse, but Manager Michael Finneran is happy that the reschedule accommodates all parties.
“When you have no choice but to call off a meeting due to weather conditions, everybody has to change their plans. But we’re delighted to be able to facilitate sponsors, owners, trainers, racegoers and everyone involved to ensure that they don’t lose out when the weather dictates a change in the diary.”
“We have enjoyed a good year at the track and we hope that for the final couple of meetings that things will run smoothly. Of course, good weather always makes an evening at the races much more enjoyable and we hope that will be the case for the next meeting,” said Mr. Finneran.
As of 8:05am on Sunday September 3rd the going is as follows: Heavy at present with parts of the track unfit for racing after 16mm of rain overnight. Forecast is mainly dry today. A track inspection will be held at 8am tomorrow (Monday) morning to determine whether racing can take place.
OAPs and Students: €10
Children under 16: Free.
Attractive deals are available for groups of all sizes. Call Michael on 090 6626231 or 087 2203288 to discuss a personalised package to suit your needs.
Priced at €30 The “Ros Special” includes Admission, a Race Card, a Two Course Meal and a €10 betting voucher.