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Touch of frost

21-January-2019
21-January-2019 9:44
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by Hayley

A frosty start is often paired with a beautiful sunrise and this morning was no exception, the sky awash with hues of pink, purple and orange. Somewhat local jump track, Sedgefield, scheduled an early morning inspection of the County Durham course, and with temperatures slow to rise, had to push back the inspection to 10.30am to give everyone the best possible chance of racing. The meeting survived but with a cold spell promised, no doubt a few will fall by the wayside in the coming weeks. 

Talking of jump racing, 'tis currently the time of year when point-to-points are staged most weekends up and down the country, including Ireland. The video below was taken yesterday at Killeagh P2P and not only did jockey Michael Sweeney somehow maintain the parnertship, he went on to win! Nothing short of miraculous, the core strength needed to complete such a feat is gargantuan and you have to take your hat off to the lad. I bet they celebrated Irish style last night!

Video by Willie Murphy, Dunshaughlin

 

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