Workington Comets boss Tony Jackson was left frustrated after his side’s Bank Holiday Monday trip to Peterborough was washed out.

Comets travelled to the East of England Showground, hoping to make it five wins in a row but heavy rain just as the racing was set to get under way forced the meeting to be abandoned.

Jackson is already facing a tricky fixture backlog, with home and away Knockout Cup meetings against Newcastle to fit into a packed schedule, but he admitted it was the right call to postpone the fixture.

Jackson said: “We got there and it had been raining getting toward the track but it was dry there.

“The rain was supposed to have been and gone by 5pm so we thought we’d missed it but it came and, within five minutes, it was obvious that it had to be stopped.

“It was the right decision.”

Comets are due to be back in action at Berwick on Saturday, where they will still be without reserve Rob Shuttleworth after he suffered concussion and a thumb injury in Saturday’s win over Ipswich.