126 runners on Thurles card

Jumping action dominates proceedings at Thurles this afternoon.

Davy Russell is currently tied with reigning champion Ruby Walsh at the head of the jockeys’ championship race on 55 winners and the in-form Youghal man has six booked rides at the meeting.

Champion trainer Willie Mullins has just the one runner on the card in the concluding Go Racing At Thurles 2 mile bumper at 5.15. The race has attracted 10 runners including his representative Crumpledandcreased who has reached the frame in all four career starts to date under his son Patrick.

The first of eight races is off at 1.35pm.