Thursday 19 October 2017

Cheltenham gets go-ahead after morning inspection

This afternoon's meeting at the Cheltenham Festival has survived an early-morning inspection
This afternoon's meeting at the Cheltenham Festival has survived an early-morning inspection

This afternoon's meeting at the Cheltenham Festival has survived an early-morning inspection and goes ahead as scheduled.

Although overnight temperatures dipped to a shuddering minus 7C, clerk of the course Simon Claisse was able to give the fixture the thumbs-up at first light.

The chase course and hurdles course have been passed fit - with the going good to soft, soft in places - but the cross-country track, due to stage the Glenfarclas Handicap Chase, must still pass an 11am inspection.

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