Sodden Pontefract abandon meeting

Monday afternoons meeting in Pontefract was abandoned due to a waterlogged track.
An review that was early was survived by the course but issued a proviso that some additional rain would set the assembly in peril.
Regrettably with further rain totalling almost five millimetres on Sunday the track would take and it had been waterlogged in places.
Millimetres has fallen since just September 22 and additional rain is predicted during Monday.
Pontefract has one more meeting in 2019, its season finale on October 21.
Even the racecourses official Twitter accounts posted:After a further 4.5mm rain Sunday evening falling on saturated ground and with additional heavy rain forecast today, racing has been abandoned.

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