Daily Star|May 1, 2020
BRITISH racing faces “a real problem on every level” if it lags behind other nations in its resumption from the coronavirus pandemic.
French racing’s ruling body, France Galop, has pencilled a big-money card behind closed doors at ParisLongchamp on May 11 for its return from COVID-19.
And Germany’s turf authority Deutscher Galopp plans a comeback without spectators at Dortmund on Sunday.
Ralph Beckett, who with colleague Mark Johnston called for British Horseracing Authority CEO Nick Rust to step down in a leaked email to chair Annamarie Phelps, warned that Britain must adopt a similarly proactive stance – or face the consequences.
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May 1, 2020