Lingfield and Punchestown forced to inspect for Monday

Sam Brown wins at Lingfield
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Monday's National Hunt meeting at Lingfield is subject to a precautionary inspection at 8am.

Conditions at the Surrey circuit were described as heavy - and "wet in a few areas" - but raceable on Sunday morning.

But with showers forecast, clerk of the course George Hill has announced an inspection for race-day morning.

Punchestown's Monday fixture is also under threat - with an inspection called for 7.45am.

A statement from the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board read: "Following consultation with Met Eireann and due to a Status Yellow weather warning that is in place for the Kildare area, there will be a 7.45am inspection at Punchestown."


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