Haydock Called Off | Peter Marsh Chase Card Joins Ascot and Taunton On The Abandoned List


It was the information horse racing jumps followers didn’t wish to get up to as Haydock Park has been compelled to name off their Peter Marsh Chase card right now after one other evening of sub-zero temperatures on the Lancashire monitor.

Haydock Park Joins Ascot and Taunton On The Saturday Abandoned List

On Friday evening, Haydock clerk of the course Kirkland Tellwright instructed there was a glimmer of hope that Haydock Park may salvage their Peter Marsh Chase card after a couple of days of barely hotter climate, however that hope was quicky extinguished on Saturday morning when the course suffered -3C in a single day temperatures on Friday evening.

Tellwright instructed the Racing Publish: “We’ve had the coldest frost of the week and it’s not finished yet. It’s got down to below minus three-and-a-half degrees, so it made this morning’s decision an easy one.”

With Ascot’s Clarence Home Chase card already misplaced within the week and Taunton not surviving an inspection on Friday, this implies a clean Saturday for horse racing jumps lovers.

Clarence Home Chase Card Re-Routed To Cheltenham

The ‘excellent news’ although is right now’s meant Grade One Clarence Home Chase, that was set to characteristic a captivating match-up between Energumene and Edwardstone will now be staged at subsequent Saturday’s Cheltenham Trials Day. With solely three runners entered for the ‘called-off’ Ascot race the entries have additionally been re-opened and £46,000 added to the prize fund, so there ought to be a couple of extra runners.

Cheltenham staged the Clarence Home Chase again in 2013 and 2017, when Ascot was known as off too.

What’s Left for Saturday Horse Racing Followers?

Okay, there’s not bounce racing within the UK right now (Sat twenty first Jan), however Navan has survived over in Eire. They’ve received a 7-card card and with the 2 chase races on the cardboard the final two occasions there’s each likelihood the bottom will thaw out a bit by then. Their first race is at 12 midday.

On the UK entrance, it’s All Climate racing all the best way. Like it, or hate it – no less than there’s nonetheless horse racing to get pleasure from with Lingfield staging their Winter Million AW card, whereas Southwell and Wolverhampton be part of the AW sand celebration too.

The first race of the three-pronged AW assault is at 11:55am at Lingfield, whereas with Wolverhampton racing within the night (5:30pm-8:30pm) there’s motion for simply over 8 1/2 hours!

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