The 2020 Irish Grand National Will Not Take Place

Horse Racing Ireland made the announcement this afternoon

The event at Fairyhouse was postponed back in April due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

It had been planned to take place later in the year.

HRI say the decision has been made to cancel the 2020 race as a result of limited attendances at race meetings.

The cancellation means that prize-money will lift to two of the winter’s big staying handicap chases:

The Ladbrokes Troytown at Navan on November 8

and the Bar One Porterstown Handicap Chase at Fairyhouse on November 29.

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