By Dan Walsh
Ground staff have been putting the finishing touches to Bettyville Park in preparation for Saturday’s race meeting which will be run ‘behind closed doors’ in line with Government Covid-19 guidelines. Sadly, no spectators are allowed on this occasion.
Plenty of local trainers have runners and some local jockeys in action too amongst the 78 runners on the six-race card. There is a fine covering of lush green grass on the track, but recent heavy rain means that the ground conditions are likely to be ‘soft’.
THE CARD IS AS FOLLOWS; 2.30pm; The Extra Places On The BoyleSports App Mares Maiden Hurdle of €10,000 About 2 miles, 4 furlong.
3.05pm; The Live Streaming On The BoyleSports App Handicap Hurdle of €10,000 (Rated 80-102). About 2 miles, 4 furlongs.
3.40pm; The Money Back On The BoyleSports App Steeplechase of €15,500. About 2 miles
4.15pm; The Play Lotto On The BoyleSports App Beginners Steeplechase of €11,000. About 2 miles, 4 furlongs.
4.50pm; The BoyleSports This Is Betting Handicap Steeplechase of €11,000 (Rated 0-109) About 3 miles, 1 furlong.
5.20pm; The Download The BoyleSports App Handicap Steeplechase of €10,000 (Rated 0-102). About 2 miles, 4 furlongs.
All races will be televised live on Racing UK and on BoyleSports betting shop screens. Not as good as being trackside, but the next best thing!