Update - Racing NSW stewards' advised that the Kensington meeting scheduled for later today will proceed on the basis of the current air quality conditions and the improving forecast. Stewards will continue to monitor the conditions throughout the day
Earlier report Thursday - Racing NSW stewards' have advised that they have received advice from the NSW Department of the Environment that the forecast air quality for Randwick-Kensington on Friday is predicted to be hazardous.
Stewards and Veterinary Officers will monitor the conditions together with any updated forecast throughout the morning to ascertain the suitability of the meeting proceeding.
There are bush fires in the Sydney basin with the city smothered in smoke from the fires for the last few days and this is expected to continue through to Saturday before dispersing.
Kensington Course at Randwick, picture ThoroughbredNEWS