Frost sees Musselburgh abandoned

Mon 2nd Dec 2019, 10:45

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Musselburgh's card today has been abandoned due to frost and the current ground conditions.

There were six Irish-trained horses due to compete in the National Hunt fixture.

Clerk of the course Harriet Graham said: “While the temperatures did get to well above freezing, they are now starting to dip again — we’ve gone from 6C to 4.8C.

“The thaw didn’t set in quick enough. It’s a real shame — if the temperatures had continued to rise we’d have got it on.

“Unfortunately the weather is one thing I can’t control.”

Musselburgh's next meeting takes place on Monday 9th December.

Huntingdon en route to King George for Aso

Aso may make his next appearance in the Fitzdares Peterborough Chase at Huntingdon.

THE IRISH TIMES