Murwillumbah ANZAC Day meeting abandoned due to flood damage
19 Apr 2017 |
Racing NSW advised on Wednesday that following an inspection of the Murwillumbah racecourse by NRRA Stewards, the track has been deemed unsuitable for racing and the meeting schedueled for ANZAC Day has been abandoned.
Approximately 60% of the track has been underwater for several days, resulting in large sections of the surface being significantly damaged. The state of the grass coverage in those sections is in need of repair and regeneration.
On Tuesday Racing NSW advised that due to Lismore Racecourse being damaged due to the recent flooding, the race meeting scheduled for Saturday, 29th April 2017 has been transferred to Casino.
The program for this meeting is:-
Open Handicap - Unchanged at 1400m
Benchmark 55 Handicap - 1000m (was 1100m)
Benchmark 55 Handicap - 1900m (was 2100m)
Class 1 Handicap – Unchanged at 1200m
Maiden Plate - 1000m (was 1100m)
Maiden Handicap - Unchanged at 1300m
Nominations close for this meeting close at 11am on Monday, 24th April 2017.