New Year's Day racing at Cheltenham cancelled

New Year's Day racing at Cheltenham Racecourse has been cancelled following wet weather.

Anyone who has booked tickets in advance will receive a full refund, the racecourse has announced.

Synchronised_resized_normal

Bad news - after further overnight rain and the onset of more rain this morning, racing on New Year's Day has been abandoned

Advertisement

Flood warnings across UK

Flood warnings and alerts remain in place across the country as forecasters predict more wet weather. 2012 looks set to become the wettest year on record for the UK.