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Uttoxeter under threat

Saturday's National Hunt meeting at Uttoxeter is subject to a 7.30am precautionary inspection.

The going is currently heavy with a few areas of standing water on the track.

Heavy rain fell overnight but it had stopped by 9am on Thursday, however, more rain is forecast.

Clerk of the course Charlie Moore said: "We're wet but we're raceable at present despite a few areas for concern.

"It's not raining at present so we'll closely monitor.

"We'll review the situation in the morning but if the weather is kind we hope to race."