News received last night that the special meeting of the conservators, planned for this evening (23 April) to consider the racecourse’s application for a concert in 2010, has been cancelled. The story so far: the 2009 concert proposal was approved, then cancelled, now the 2010 proposal has been put forward, and then withdrawn.

It’s not clear whether the racecourse have cancelled the 2010 concert, even before it got off the ground, or more likely, they have agreed with our view that the proposal was too lightweight and lacking sufficient detail to merit approval. In which case, they’ll be back… .