Ascot OK

Ascot OK
Ascot OK
Sky Sports Racing News

A full eight-race card will be staged at Ascot this afternoon after the round course passed a morning inspection.

Following this week’s rain, contingency plans had been put in place so that if the races on the round course needed to be abandoned there would still be a six-race card.

However, after a dry night clerk of the course Chris Stickels was able to give the first two races of the day the green light after an 0630 BST inspection.

“Racing on the round course goes ahead,” said Stickels.

“We had a dry night. The going is soft on the straight course and heavy, soft in places on the round course.”

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