Worcester branded ‘a joke’ after drying ground produces 33 non-runners

By Chris Cook • Peter Scudamore leads criticism of ‘depressing’ meeting
• Two races are reduced to just two runners each

Worcester racecourse was subjected to some stinging criticism on Thursday after the embarrassment of a day’s racing blighted by non-runners. The racing surface proved to be drier and quicker than expected, leading to a total of 33 non‑runners, almost as many as the 41 horses who actually turned up, with two races being reduced to only two runners apiece.

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Source:: The Guardian Sports

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