Prospects of racing at Plumpton on Monday appear bleak after an inspection was called for 8am on Sunday.
The East Sussex course is currently waterlogged in places after 10 millimetres of rain overnight and with more on the way, clerk of the course Mark Cornford admits the forecast would have to be wrong for the fixture to go ahead.
Cornford said: "We needed to get rid of the snow, which of course the rain has done, but the course is now waterlogged in places. We're forecast a similar amount of rain and if that is the case, and the forecasters have been more right than wrong this week, we've got a real problem."
He added: "There is a lot of water in the ground and in my opinion, it would have to stay dry between now and Monday for us to be racing. If we're in the same situation (on Sunday) as we're in now, I think it would be folly to keep going."
Sunday's meeting at Fontwell has been abandoned due to a waterlogged track.
With the track already sodden on Thursday morning, clerk of the course Edward Arkell announced an inspection for 10am on Saturday, but heavy rain on Friday night led to Arkell making an early decision.
He said: "There is no point delaying the decision. There is no doubt the meeting has no chance of going ahead. We were already waterlogged on Friday evening and we had another half of inch of rain overnight, so you can imagine the situation we're in now.
"We avoided all the snow, it came as rain instead. Unfortunately, it wasn't a hard decision."
Officials at Leopardstown, where the big race is the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle, are to hold a precautionary inspection at 8am ahead of Sunday's card due to the prospect of further rain.
The course is currently raceable with the ground described as heavy. It is the chase course that is causing concern after being raced on on Saturday, but it is still hoped that the two chase races will wind up the card after five hurdle races and a bumper. The hurdle track is on fresh ground.
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