The cold snap has left Leicester frozen and covered with snowPICTURE:Edward Whitaker/racingpostpix.com
Frost and snow claim Leicester jump fixture
TUESDAY'S jump fixture at Leicester has been abandoned following a 3.30pm inspection on Saturday.
The frozen track is covered with snow at present and Jimmy Stevenson, clerkof the course at Leicester, described the situation as "hopeless".
He said: "We have three inches of snow and the track is frozen solid underneath. The highest temperature reached on Saturday was -2C and it doesn't lookgood for the next five days.
"We will keep our fingers crossed for our next meeting on January 26."
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