Uttoxeter Friday Off

Thu 20th Dec 2012, 14:40

Friday's meeting at Uttoxeter has been abandoned due to a waterlogged track.

Officials had intended to assess conditions at 7.30am on raceday morning, but persistent rain on Thursday left the situation untenable.

Clerk of the course Charlie Moore made the straightforward call following a hastily-arranged inspection at 2pm.

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