Leighs in Race to Avoid Public Humiliation; Course for Concern: Great Leighs Must Pass an Inspection
Byline: MARCUS TOWNEND, MARK JEFFREYS
GREAT LEIGHS were last night racing against time to stage their firstpublic meeting this afternoon after the British Horseracing Authority called a9am inspection.
It followed a visit to the track yesterday where it was found that work toupgrade access for emergency vehicles had not been carried out.
Great Leighs, whose first six meetings since April 20 had a restrictedcapacity, were working through the night to meet the BHA's requirements. Ifthey fail then today's and tomorrow's meetings could be called off.
Paul Struthers, the BHA spokesman, said: 'When we issued Great Leighs withtheir licence before their …
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Publication information: Article title: Leighs in Race to Avoid Public Humiliation; Course for Concern: Great Leighs Must Pass an Inspection. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: May 28, 2008. Page number: 68. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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