Wednesday’s race meeting at Ludlow has been called off due to frost

The UK's harsh winter has claimed another race meeting as the card at Ludlow has been cancelled due to unsafe ground caused by frost.

Officials inspected the track early on Wednesday morning ahead the fixture and had to abandon the card as a last resort.

The venue tweeted: "Sadly, racing is abandoned today due to the drop in temperatures here at Ludlow."

Southwell was also subject to an inspection but the meeting will go ahead as planned after the track passed a morning check.

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