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Second inspection at Ayr

Ayr's meeting on Thursday is subject to an 8am inspection on raceday morning.

Officials at the Scottish venue must assess conditions a second time following an initial inspection on Wednesday afternoon.

The going is soft, but overnight temperatures could to drop to minus 3C.

Clerk of the course Emma Marley said: "Temperatures have risen to 6C this afternoon and the course is currently raceable.

"We're going to have another look in the morning as we are forecast further sub-zero temperatures tonight.

"We could get anything between minus 1C and minus 3C.

"It's due to be a cold day tomorrow, with temperatures rising to 4C, but as the course is raceable now, I'm optimistic."