Waterlogging leads to Wetherby abandoning

Wetherby’s meeting on Thursday has been abandoned due to a waterlogged track.

Wetherby’s meeting on Thursday has been abandoned due to a waterlogged track.

Clerk of the course James Sanderson this morning called a 2.30pm inspection after a deluge of rainfall over the last few days.

But with the situation untenable, officials abandoned earlier than the intended assessment of the rain-sodden track.

“There was no sign of any improvement,” said Sanderson.

“There is standing water in one or two places and it is just a little bit false in one or two places as well.

“The forecast doesn’t really give us any cause for optimism so we thought we may as well let people know as quickly as possible.”

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