Green light for Wincanton

This afternoon's meeting at Wincanton has defeated the threat of frost and goes ahead as scheduled.

Clerk of the course Barry Johnson delivered the good news following a second course inspection at 10am.

Overnight temperatures fell to -5C, but the situation has improved throughout the morning.

Johnson said: "We're going to have a crack.

"It's warming up all the time, it's 1C now and due to rise a bit more.

"We're 95% raceable at the moment so racing goes ahead."

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