Saturday race meeting at Fairyhouse called off due to frost on the ground

The meeting scheduled for Fairyhouse on Saturday has been abandoned following an inspection.

A statement from the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board read: "The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board has announced that following an inspection of the track at Fairyhouse this morning the track was found to be unfit for racing due to frost and the meeting scheduled for Saturday December 17 has been cancelled."

In better news, Southwell's Friday meeting got the go-ahead after an inspection of the Tapeta surface.

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