Hexham: further rain and strong winds are forecast in the areaPICTURE: Jon Winter
Waterlogged Hexham calls off Wednesday card
RACING at Hexham on Wednesday has been abandoned due to waterlogging at the track.
An inspection had been due to take place at 8am on Wednesday to see if racing could go ahead, but officials called the meeting off with further rain and strong winds forecast.
Clerk of the course James Armstrong wrote on Twitter: "Racing has been abandoned due to waterlogging. Further rain and high winds also forecast later."
There are four meetings remaining on Wednesday at Chepstow, Fairyhouse, Warwick and on the all-weather at Kempton.