Snow update: Weekend racing at Doncaster abandoned

Racing at Doncaster has been abandoned.
Racing at Doncaster has been abandoned.
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Snow has forced the cancellation of this weekend's race meeting at Doncaster Racecourse.

Saturday's meeting at Town Moor has been abandoned with the course under several inches of snow.

A spokesman said: "The course remains snow covered and the forecast gives no prospect of conditions allowing a thaw."

Meanwhile, Doncaster Rovers has announced the closure of its club shop, ticket office and academy from 1pm due to the weather conditions.

A spokesman said fans wanting to buy tickets would still be able to do so online or by calling 01302 762576 (after 1.30pm).

Rovers are due to take on Bury in a 3pm kick-off at the Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday.

A decision has yet to be taken on whether the game will go ahead.