Course inspection for Alnwick point-to-point

Point-to-point racing at Ratcheugh.
Point-to-point racing at Ratcheugh.

A precautionary course inspection will be held tomorrow morning ahead of the first point-to-point meeting in north Northumberland this year.

An inspection this afternoon declared the course at Ratcheugh, Alnwick, perfectly raceable, with the going good to soft.

With temperatures expected to drop below freezing tonight, a further inspection will be held at 7.30am tomorrow.

The first of seven races in the West Percy fixture is due off at noon tomorrow, with free entry for all race-goers.