Races get go-ahead

Hawick Common Good Fund have agree to a request to hold three race meetings at Hawick Moor this summer.

The application came from the Hawick Horse Racing Association and the ‘flapping’ meets will be held on May 18, July 13 and September 6. It was also agreed to grant permission to the Ancient Order of Mosstroopers to hold their annual gymkhana and race meeting in June.

The gymkhana takes place in the paddock area of the moor on Sunday, June 1, and their race meeting on Saturday, June 14.