Rachael Blackmore will try and reduce Paul Townends lead in the race for the jockeys championship at Gowran Park today.
There are eight races on the card at Gowran Park’s 13th Holden Plant Rentals Day, with Blackmore competing in five. The first to post is The Goresbridge Maiden Hurdle at 13.40.
Todays feature race is The Holden Plant Rentals Shamrock Handicap Steeplechase (Grade B) at 15.55. The total purse up for grabs is €40,000 with Blackmore riding the Henry De Bromhead trained Arahecan . However it is the J. Motherway trained Dinny Lacey who is the favourite going into the race. Local trainers Pat Fahy, Patrick Foley, Willie Mullins and David O’Brien will also hope to have the final say in the features outcome.
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Blackmore’s best chance of a winner may be on Full Time Score who is making its debut over fences in the The Irish Machinery Auctions Beginners Steeplechase. While Nine will be going to post in the 17.05 BoyleSports Tetratema Cup. The `Doc`s Bumper` Point-To-Point Flat Race will round of the days proceedings.