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Taunton Racecourse meeting OFF today
8:46am Tuesday 29th January 2013 in Somerset Sport
TAUNTON racecourse may have lost their meeting scheduled for today (Tuesday) because of a waterlogged pitch but punters won’t have to wait long for the next fixture.
The next meeting is Thursday, February 7 when the action starts at 1.45pm with the final race at 5pm.
Today’s meeting was called off over the weekend following a thaw of five inches of snow and two inches of rain.
n Taunton will be presented with the Racecourse Groundstaff Award for the best jump racecourse in 2012 during their racemeeting on Thursday, February 28.
Bob Young, the chief executive at the course, said: “This is a grand achievement by Kevin Councill and his staff of three under the watchful eye of clerk of the course Mike Trickey.”