Newcastle off on Wednesday

  • Last Updated: January 15 2013, 8:09 GMT

Wednesday's jumps meeting at Newcastle has been abandoned due to snow.

Snow has forced Newcastle off

The track is reported to be covered by two inches of snow with further snow possible today and a harsh frost expected tonight.

Clerk of the course James Armstrong tweeted: "Racing @Newcastleraces has been ABANDONED due to SNOW. 2" covering the track, still snowing, more to come. Temps this eve to drop to -5/-6c."

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