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Musselburgh avoids frost to race today

MUSSELBURGH Racecourse has got the all clear to stage today's (Monday, December 10) seven-race meeting after temperatures stayed above freezing overnight.

Officials were due to inspect the course at 7am but gave the go-ahead earlier in the morning.

Clerk of the course, Harriet Graham tweeted: "Racing goes ahead, overnight 2C and no frost."

The ground is good to soft, good in places with a GoingStick reading of 6.5 and temperatures forecast at 4C.

The first of the seven-race card, comes under orders at 12.20pm,