No problems for day one of Tingle Creek meeting at Sandown
Last Updated: 02/12/16 8:18am
Racing at Sandown goes ahead on Friday as planned after officials declared frost not to be a problem.
There had been a slight worry about overnight temperatures dipping below freezing at the Esher track, leading to a precautionary inspection being called for day one of the Tingle Creek meeting.
But clerk of the course Andrew Cooper reported via Twitter: "Racing goes ahead @Sandownpark on Friday. After early frost last night, temperatures now +4 and rising."
The opening afternoon features the Grade Two Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle at 2.25.
The chase course is officially good, good to soft in places, while it is good to soft, good in places on the hurdles track.