Racing goes ahead as scheduled for day three of Limerick Christmas Festival.

Day three of the Christmas Festival at Limerick Racecourse continues today following an early morning track inspection, with the first of a seven-race card getting underway with a maiden hurdle (12.35).

The feature Grade 3 Irish Independent Hurdle (2.10) serves as today’s showpiece with Meri Devie heading the betting.

The Willie Mullins-trained filly finished second in a €100,000 handicap at Fairyhouse earlier in the month in the month.

12:35 · Woodlands House Hotel Adare Maiden Hurdle

13:10 · D Pack Packaging Rated Novice Chase

13:40 · Cube Veterans Handicap Chase

14:10 · Irish Independent Hurdle (Grade 3)

14:45 · Frontline Security Maiden Hurdle

15:20 · Parkway Shopping Centre Handicap Hurdle (80-102)

15:55 · Greenmount Equine Hospital Flat Race