Racing off at Towcester this Christmas

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Towcester Racecourse’s Boxing Day meeting has been cancelled due to the bad weather, it has just been announced.

In a statement, the racecourse’s general manager Kevin Ackerman said: “It is with regret, due to the severe weather we are experiencing, that unfortunately our racing fixture on Boxing Day has been cancelled.

“With a forecast that does not show any significant improvement over the forthcoming days, the management at Towcester Racecourse have taken the decision today, to cancel the meeting.

“We would like to apologise for any inconvenience this causes but the weather has beaten us on this occasion.”

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