Racing: Bangor off due to waterlogging

Nap: Kingsmark (Catterick 1.00) NB: Maremma (Catterick 1.30)
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The Independent Online
TODAY'S MEETING at Bangor has been abandoned because of waterlogging. The meeting at Catterick today hinges on a 7am inspection. There is frost in the ground.

Flagship Uberalles has top weight of 11st 10lb for the Victor Chandler Handicap Chase over two miles at Ascot on 15 January. Direct Route (11st9lb), Call Equiname (11st3lb), Get Real (10st11llb) and Celibate (10st8lb) - are also among the 22 entries for the pounds 50,000 race.

Brother Of Iris is 5-2 favourite with the Tote for the Tote Silver Cup Handicap Chase at Ascot on Saturday. Simply dashing is doubtful.

Tote: 5-2 Brother Of Iris, 4-1 Spendid, 11-2 Tremallt, 9-1 In The Blood, Jocks Cross, Royaltino, 10-1 Sounds Like Fun, 12-1 Mulligan, Sparky Gayle, Tullymurry Toff, Wise King, 14-1 Tresor De Mai 16-1 Even Flow, 25-1 Big Matt, Djeddah, Strong Promise, 33-1 others.

n Tony McCoy, injured in a fall at Plumpton on Monday, gave up his rides at Hereford yesterday but returns tomorrow.