Frankel has reportedly been cleared to run at Ascot this afternoon. There had been slight concern the ground may be too demanding for the world's greatest racehorse, who has won 13 races from as many starts.
A dry night at the Berkshire circuit helped soothe those fears, with his participation in the Group One over a mile and a quarter now likely after owner Khalid Abdullah's racing manager, Teddy Grimthorpe, walked the track this morning.
The going is officially soft on the straight course, soft, heavy in places on the round course.
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Heavy showers turning potentially thundery this afternoon. Becoming dry but chilly tonight, then dry and sunny tomorrow.
A wet afternoon with heavy rain followed by heavy, potentially thundery, showers. Dry but chilly tonight, then dry and sunny tomorrow.
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