Frosty Haydock calls inspection

  • Last Updated: January 16 2013, 12:41 GMT

Saturday's big card at Haydock is subject to an 8.30am inspection on Thursday morning.

Haydock officials are working hard to beat the frost
Haydock officials are working hard to beat the frost

With temperatures having dipped to as low as minus 4.5C overnight, the forecast heading into the weekend is similarly bleak.

There is also the continued risk of snow towards the end of the week.


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Clerk of the course Kirkland Tellwright said: "We had a hard night of frost last night and we've another one coming in, so we need to take stock of our circumstances.

"It's nip and tuck whether it was raceable today.

"If it's like that after one night we need to evaluate what it's like in the morning."