24 Feb 2001 Pre-2014 Releases

Joint Jockey Club/British Horseracing Board Statement
Following the announcement by MAFF of the extension of the exclusion zone around Heddon on the Wall to 10 miles, Newcastle, which falls inside the zone, will not stage its fixture on Monday 26th February.
This decision has been taken by the Stewards of the Jockey Club in consultation with BHB and Newcastle racecourse.
As at 5.00pm today (24th February), no other race meetings are affected.
Further updates will follow as soon as available on the Jockey Club and BHB websites ( and
For further information please contact:
John Maxse , the Jockey Club, 07785 243232
John Smee, BHB, 0385 258634