Flamingo Park Abandoned -17/02/2020

PUBLISHED: 17 February 2020

Please note that following the running of Race 4 today at Flamingo Park, jockeys expressed concerns regarding wet patches on the track at the 1100m, 900m mark ,550m mark and the 300m mark. A track inspection was carried out, which was followed by a protest by the Jockeys. A panel was formed consisting of Jockeys, Trainers, NHRA Stipendiary Stewards, Phumelela track management and the NHRA Veterinary Surgeon. The Panel was of the unanimous decision that Racing could not continue and the remainder of today’s race meeting at Flamingo Park (Races 5 to 10) dated 17 February 2020 have been abandoned.