Nesting ducks divert race horses!

The sixth fence in all races will be omitted at Sedgefield in County Durham on May 14th because of nesting ducks.

The British Horseracing Authority listings state: 'Fence 6 (Roadside) will also be omitted in all Chases due to ducks nesting.'

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Ducks nest in racecourse fence

Races at Sedgefield racecourse are being diverted to avoid fence six because of nesting ducks.