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Lingfield forced to abandon jumps fixture

Lingfield action

Lingfield's National Hunt fixture on Monday has been abandoned due to standing water on the track.

Course officials called an 8am inspection for Sunday to assess conditions after persistent rain for a number of days.

A further 5mm fell during Saturday, with more overnight and another 5-10mm is forecast throughout Sunday.

Clerk of the course George Hill posted on Twitter: "Mon 22 Jan ABANDONED. HEAVY (Standing water & false ground in back straight). 1mm overnight (5mm total yest). F'cast: 5-10mm rain today with no chance of any improvement."

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