Horses 5.10.2018 08:03 am

Phumelela to review track management practices

According to Stuart, track management and maintenance needs to be aligned to the racing calendar to avoid a repeat of these types of incidents in future.

John Stuart, recently appointed CEO of Phumelela Gaming and Leisure, yesterday undertook to comission a full review of the current track management processes a er the meeting on the Vaal Classic track was called off owing to an “uneven and inconsistent track”.

Phumelela to review track management practices
Phumelela to review track management practices

Phumelela to review track management practices

According to Stuart, track management and maintenance needs to be aligned to the racing calendar to avoid a repeat of these types of incidents in future.

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