No worries at Wetherby

  • Last Updated: December 26 2012, 16:23 GMT

This afternoon's meeting at Wetherby goes ahead as scheduled.

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Course officials scrapped plans for an inspection following just two millimetres of rain within the last 24 hours.

The going is heavy, soft in places.

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Jefferson said: "He did it well. As soon as they turned in, that was the race over.

"We'll look at the Sky Bet Chase at Doncaster now for him."

The North Yorkshire trainer completed a double when McMurrough (4-1), ridden by Harry Haynes, took the Read Nicholls & McCain Exclusively On Betfair Handicap Chase.

"He battled on well. It's been a good day," said Jefferson.