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Newcastle announces inspection after heavy rain

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Newcastle's jumps meeting on Saturday must pass a course inspection at 12pm on Friday.

The Gosforth Park circuit has standing water in places after 20 millimetres of rain since Thursday afternoon.

Clerk of the course James Armstrong tweeted: "Going is now HEAVY - with areas of standing water. Forecast is for possibly another 10mm rain today & wintry showers Sat."

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