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The cold snap has left Leicester frozen and covered with snow

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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."

Find out what the prospects are for forthcoming fixtures in Britain and Ireland with our at-a-glance table

 
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