Leinster National switched to Gowran Park card on Saturday

Abolitionist winning last year's Leinster National

Horse Racing Ireland has announced changes to the race programme following the cancellation of Thursday's meeting at Navan and the chases at Naas on Sunday.

Naas was due to stage an eight-race card, highlighted by the Bookmakers Leinster National. H owever, the feature event has been transferred to Gowran Park's Saturday card.

The four-year-old maiden hurdle and the Garlow Cross Handicap Hurdle scheduled to be run at Navan on Thursday have both been moved to the weekend's Naas card.

The Flyingbolt Novice Chase, which was due to be run atthe Navan meeting before it was claimed by the weather, has been moved to the same track's fixture on March 18.