Racing beats the elements as Lingfield passes morning inspection
Turf racing returns on Monday with Lingfield joining Southwell in hosting a jumps fixture after passing a morning inspection.
Conditions will be testing and Lingfield clerk of the course George Hill wrote on Twitter: "Racing goes ahead. Heavy [on the turf] standard [all-weather]. Slight ground frost on the cottage bend and up the hill."
With the worst of the conditions behind us, there are no anticipated problems on the all-weather, either at Wolverhampton or Kempton.
The latter is a jumpers' bumper meeting, which with the best will in the world we may not have any further need for after today.
Kempton (first race at: 2.00)
Standard to slow
Heavy (standard on the all-weather). GoingStick 5.8.
Second hurdle up the hill will be omitted.
Race 2 & 4: +15 yards
Race 3 & 7: -17 yards
Race 5: -25 yards
Race 6: +20 yards
Soft, heavy in places
First fence and hurdle in the back straight will be omitted.
2.30 Kempton: Tommy Silver into 2-5 (from 1-2)
3.30 Kempton: Zubayr into 7-4 (from 9-4)
7.15 Wolverhampton: Sunshineandbubbles into 2-1 (from 11-4)
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