Lingfield and Ayr go ahead

  • Last Updated: February 12 2013, 8:24 GMT

Racing goes ahead as planned at Lingfield and Ayr today with both courses declared fit.

Lingfield: Racing goes ahead as planned today
Lingfield: Racing goes ahead as planned today

An inspection had been called for 8am at Lingfield with the chase course waterlogged in places on Monday, but a positive decision was able to be made earlier.

Clerk of the course Neil Mackenzie Ross tweeted: "Racing goes ahead today. Heavy, wet ground on the chase course. Dry and cold day forecast, 2C. Going Stick 4.1".

The fixture, featuring six chases and an all-weather bumper, is scheduled to to start at 1.50.

Meanwhile, today's meeting at Ayr also goes ahead after a planned inspection was cancelled.

Officials had been concerned about the threat of sub-zero temperatures overnight.

Clerk of the course Emma Marley tweeted: "Racing goes ahead 0c o'night. Heavy, soft in places - forecast is dry with sunny spells reaching +4c #noinspection".

A seven-raced card is due to start at 1.50.


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