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Friday's meeting at Musselburgh goes ahead as frost fails to bite

Musselburgh: seven-race card starts at 12.50
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Friday's meeting at Musselburgh, which was subject to an inspection at 8am, has been given the go-ahead.

The seven-race card had been threatened by snow and frost, but officials were satisfied conditions were fine, so a decision to race was taken just before 6.30am.

Today's runners and riders

A dry and breezy day is forecast with high temperatures of 4C.

The going is described as soft and racing starts at 12.50, ten minutes before Lingfield's Flat all-weather fixture is due to begin.

All-weather action also takes place at Dundalk (4.00 start) and Chelmsford (4.45) on Friday, but the meeting at Ffos Las was lost to waterlogging on Thursday.

Weather prospects

Chelmsford (AW) Standard
Ffos Las Cancelled due to waterlogging
Lingfield (AW) Standard
Musselburgh Soft, racing goes ahead

 Soft, heavy in places
Haydock Heavy, inspection 8am Saturday
Newcastle (AW) Standard to slow
Taunton Soft, heavy in places

Hereford Heavy, frozen in places, inspection 3pm Saturday
Lingfield (AW) Standard

Tomorrow's cards

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A dry and breezy day is forecast with a high temperature of 4C
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