New heat policy forces race stop

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Simone Altieri Kenyluck after the win in October at the Geraldton Turf Club.
Camera IconSimone Altieri Kenyluck after the win in October at the Geraldton Turf Club. Credit: Arctic Moon Photography/Supplied

The race meeting scheduled for Geraldton tomorrow has been abandoned due to extreme weather temperatures.

Racing and Wagering WA decided against staging the seven-race card following a Bureau of Meteorology forecast of eastern winds and temperatures of 38 at noon and 40 at 5pm.

RWWA introduced a new hot weather policy in December.

Extra races are likely to be added to the Batavia Sprint meeting at Utakarra racecourse on Sunday week.

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