Fixtures toll reaches 60

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Frost is again causing disruption to the fixture list, with Carlisle's meeting today already called off - the 60th this jumps season to be lost to the weather - and inspections planned for today's card at Chepstow at 7.30am and tomorrow's Newcastle meeting at 1pm today.

Frost is again causing disruption to the fixture list, with Carlisle's meeting today already called off - the 60th this jumps season to be lost to the weather - and inspections planned for today's card at Chepstow at 7.30am and tomorrow's Newcastle meeting at 1pm today.

At Chepstow, a chilly weather report has prompted an inspection. "The forecast is for it to be a clear, cold night with a sharp frost," the acting clerk of the course, Jeremy Martin, said. "It could get as low as -5C tonight and that would put us in doubt."

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