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Plumpton Frost Covers 03.01.2009

Plumpton: track had put down frost covers to counteract wintry weather

  PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)  

Wolverhampton and Plumpton get go-ahead

THERE will be a full set of fixtures on Monday after Wolverhampton and Plumpton got the all clear to race.

While Plumpton cancelled its early inspection after avoiding the wintry weather, Wolverhampton did get snow and had to pass an 8am check.

Although 1cm fell overnight and the track deemed unraceable first thing, the all-weather course responded well to being worked and will be re-instated to standard for the start of the meeting at 1.50.

The frost covers have been taken off the course at Plumpton to reveal testing ground.

Speaking on At The Races, clerk of the course Mark Cornford said: "There's plenty of moisture in the ground and it's quite heavy. It will take some getting especially on the bottom half of the course."

More all-weather action at Lingfield completes the day's line-up.

Today's going report
Plumpton: Soft
Lingfield: Standard
Wolverhampton: Standard

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

 
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