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Wetherby not optimistic about Saturday prospects

OFFICIALS at Wetherby, where the track is frozen, are not optimistic of racing on Saturday.

Clerk of the course Jonjo Sanderson said on Tuesday afternoon: "We are frozen solid in many places at the moment and we dipped to around -5C last night.

Jonjo Sanderson - Clerk at Wetherby

Jonjo Sanderson: not hopeful

  PICTURE: John Grossick  

"You can't get the stick in the ground in some parts and we are forecast-2C  and three for the next couple of nights and -4C on Friday night.

"If it doesn't improve significantly on Wednesday, which I don't think it is going to, we will probably have a look on Thursday.

"I don't see any point in prolonging the agony too much as it's not looking brilliant at the moment."

 
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