Chepstow Set To Inspect

Fri 22nd Feb 2013, 08:02

Chepstow's meeting on Saturday must pass an 8am precautionary inspection on raceday morning.

With overnight temperatures set to dip to as low as minus 3C, with maximum daytime temperatures of 4C, course officials are taking no chances.

Frost covers have been put down on take-offs and landings and other vulnerable areas, with the going currently soft.

Will there be another Irish winner at Aintree?

A lot has been said recently about the fact that the Irish contingent at Cheltenham tend to stoke up the fires of Anglo-Irish needle with their flag waving and chest beating due to our incredible success in recent years. As pointed out previously, this is nothing more than a bit of harmless fun that some folk on both sides of the Irish Sea take a little too seriously.

THE IRISH TIMES