Newmarket: ground has eased to soft after overnight rainPICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)
Newmarket ground soft after overnight rain
THE going at Newmarket changed overnight to soft as 25 millimetres of rain hit the course, significantly more than forecast.
Between six and seven millimetres was forecast overnight, on ground described as good to soft, but the heavy rain has eased the ground to soft for the two-day Guineas meeting which starts on Saturday.
Clerk of the course Michael Prosser said: "We had 25 millimetres overnight and the ground is soft, but the track has taken the rain well."