Speed sensing equipment on trial at Dundalk
Speed and pace sensing equipment will be trialed for the first time on an Irish racecourse on Wednesday in two different races at Dundalk with the ultimate aim to bring speed figures to racing fans within a matter of weeks.
The races in which the testing will be carried out will be the irishinjuredjockeys.com claiming race (7.00) and the concluding handicap over 1m2f (9.00).
Sports Information Services (SIS) are the driving force behind the technology that will provide individual time assessments for each horse in a race which will ultimately be groundbreaking information for all key stakeholders in Irish racing.
A wide variance of information is expected to be made available to racing fans upon the introduction of the new time and speed sensors.
Nobody from HRI was available to comment on the development.