Tony Wootton took the regns at Carlisle back in 1987 and has been a huge part of transforming the racecourse into one of the finest tracks in the north of England. At the age of 67 this will be his final meeting in charge before handing over control to his son thomas.
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The 12.5 hour walkout by 63 GMB members got under way at 6am this morning and will continue until 6.30pm this evening.
37-year-old Graeme Haddon pleaded guilty to the offence which happened in his home village of Lamancha near West Linton at the weekend.