Excessive heat forces GRNSW to cancel four meetings

NSW greyhound racing

GREYHOUND Racing NSW (GRNSW) has advised all participants that four meetings over the next two days have been abandoned due to excessive predicted temperatures.

Maitland and Goulburn have been abandoned for Thursday while meetings this Friday at Wagga and Richmond have also been cancelled.

The statement from GRNSW read: “This decision has been made as early as possible to provide participants with time to make alternative arrangements for their greyhound’s racing programs.

The welfare of racing greyhounds is paramount and, as the hot weather continues, all upcoming races will be reviewed in accordance with the Race Day Hydration and Hot Weather Policy.”

Canceled meetings across NSW this Thursday and Friday:

Maitland – Thursday 17 January

Goulburn – Thursday 17 January

Richmond – Friday 18 January

Wagga Wagga – Friday 18 January

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