Musselburgh race meeting falls victim to freezing weather

Monday's meeting at Musselburgh has been abandoned due to a frozen track.

Freezing temperatures put paid to Monday's meeting at Musselburgh

Clerk of the course Harriet Graham was due to inspect at 9am on Sunday but was able to make an earlier call after temperatures dropped as low as -5C.

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She tweeted: “Racing abandoned, -5C no prospect of a thaw, temperatures only to rise to 1C today.”

Musselburgh’s next meeting is on New Year’s Day.