Leicester Look Again

Sun 2nd Dec 2012, 10:04

Denis O'Regan rides at Leicester
©Healy Racing Photos
Sunday's meeting at Leicester is now subject to a 10.30am inspection after an initial check proved inconclusive.

Although temperatures have dipped to minus 7C, clerk of the course Jimmy Stevenson refused to admit defeat following an early-morning assessment.

He said: "We still think we have a chance. It's still minus 7C, but the frost sheets have done their job. We now need the sun to play its part."

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