The cold snap continues to disrupt British racingPICTURE: John Grossick
Prospects remote for Ayr's fixture on Monday
AN inspection is to be held on Thursday at Ayr to assess the chance of Monday's fixture going ahead.
Hazel Peplinksi, clerk of the course, will inspect the track, which has been frozen since December 12, at 11am, but with temperatures forecast toremain below freezing for much of the rest of the week, prospects for racing do not look good.
Peplinksi said on Wednesday: "The forecast is for the cold spell to continue with very little prospect of a thaw in time for Monday."
|Lingfield||AW - Standard; inspection 6.30am Thursday; forecast is for a snow-free night|
|Kempton||AW - Standard; inspection 8am Thursday; snow forecast for Wednesday night|
|Southwell||AW - Standard to slow; very confident of racing
|Lingfield||AW - Standard
|Southwell||AW - Standard to Slow
|Wolverhampton||AW - Standard; four inches of snow on the track; inspection 2.30pm Thursday
|Ffos Las||Soft, Good to Soft in places; two inches of snow on the track; needs “a bit of luck” to go ahead|
|Leopardstown||Snow-covered; currently unraceable; frosts and cold weather expected until the weekend atleast|
|Monday||Ayr||Track frozen; sub-zero temperatures forecast all week; inspection 11am on Thursday; “very little prospect of a thaw”|
|Taunton||Track frozen; Soft (before freezing); sub-zero temperatures forecast all week; snow-covered with more to come|
|Tuesday||Leicester||Track frozen; hurdle - Soft, Heavy in places, chase – Good, Soft on Flat crossings (before freezing); snow-covered; freezing temperatures everynight; more snow forecast on Friday and Sunday|
|Newcastle||Track frozen; Soft (before freezing); six inches of snow on the track; freezing temperatures until the weekend; snow forecast on Thursday, Friday and Saturday|