Chase heats abandoned at Exeter

Exeter have abandoned two scheduled chases next Wednesday due to firm conditions.

The racecourse has seen no rain for four weeks and, as a result, two hurdle races have been added to the card following an inspection by the BHA inspectorate.

Exeter clerk of the course Barry Johnson said: “Exeter has had no rain for the last four weeks so, with no significant rain forecast before Tuesday afternoon, the decision has been made to abandon the steeple chases and replace them with two more hurdle races.”

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