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The muddied Ellis Thomas Downs Racetrack in Road Town, Tortola, was declared unfit for racing following a heavy downpour during the annual Boxing Day Races on Thursday.

TORTOLA — Jockey Julian Walters of Antigua and Barbuda was looking forward to a good day of racing, especially after leading Nadiae’s Image to victory in the second of seven scheduled Boxing Day races at Ellis Thomas Downs on Thursday. That was the day’s last race, however, as more than an hour of heavy rain proceeded to wipe out the rest of the day’s lineup.

The downpour flooded the track as well as the grandstand.