Haydock takes precautions against wet weather

Action from Haydock Park The Flat meeting at Haydock on Friday must pass an 8am precautionary inspection on raceday morning "in view of the wet forecast".
Clerk of the course Kirkland Tellwright said the ground on Thursday morning was heavy, but plenty of rain appears likely to fall at the Merseyside circuit.
There is a forecast of 15 millimetres of rainfall between Thursdayafternoon and Friday morning, though it is expected to remain largely dry for the seven-race card.