Beverley Racecourse Forced To Abandon Seasonal Opener

Beverley Racecourse Forced To Abandon Seasonal Opener
Forced To Abandon Seasonal Opener

’s first meeting of the season on Wednesday (April 18) has been abandoned as the track is waterlogged in places.

Incessant rainfall in April left three waterlogged areas on the home straight which will not have sufficiently dried out for raceday.

Head groundsman John Morley and chief executive made the decision to abandon the eight-race fixture after a course inspection at 8am on Tuesday.

Iggulden said: “Despite seeing some improvement to the waterlogged areas, the rate of drying is not giving us sufficient reassurance that racing could safely go ahead.”

is next due to stage a meeting on Thursday, April 26.






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