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Going news & non-runners on Investec Ladies' Day

Article 31st May 2019 Epsom Downs

By Racenews

GOING CHANGE AT EPSOM DOWNS
 
The going has changed to
 
Good, Good to Firm
 
in places after a dry night. It was previously Good.
 
Andrew Cooper, Clerk of the Course at Epsom Downs, said at 9.15am: "It has been dry overnight and I have called the going Good, Good to Firm in places, but it is very much good in the main, with just bits and pieces on the quicker side.
 
"The weather is overcast at the moment, but is meant to brighten up later. It is again forecast to be dry tonight, with a hot, dry day tomorrow.
 
"We are bound to consider watering this evening, but whether we will do or not is a decision we won't make until at some point this afternoon, which may be after racing."
 
Stalls' position
6f - Outside
1m 4f - Centre
Remainder - Inside
 
Running rail
The inside running rail is dolled out by up to five yards from the mile marker to the winning post for racing today.
 
The rail will go back to its original position after racing, providing fresh ground on the inside for Investec Derby Day tomorrow.
 
This has added the following extra distances to today's races
6f +9y
7f +13y
All races 1m and over +14y
 
Weather
It is forecast to remain dry, with temperatures reaching 21 degrees today.
Temperatures are forecast to be higher tomorrow, going up to 25 degrees on Investec Derby Day.
 
Historic
1.8mm rain Tuesday.
5mm water to last two furlongs of the Hill on Tuesday afternoon.
2.8mm rain Wednesday.
5mm of water applied to rest of course during Wednesday.

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