Barbury Corona virus response - business as usual

14-March-2020
14-March-2020 16:51
in General
by Peter McNeile

The final Barbury fixture on Sunday April 5 remains on course, despite many sports halting or postponing over the past few days. 

The race meeting is under the overall jurisdiction of the British Horseracing Authority, whose COVID-19 steering group met on Friday to issue the following statement, "British racing continues to be in close contact with the UK government and has been followinhg their advice to continue with business as usual, subject to public health guidance. 

"We are aware of the decisions taken by a number of sports to suspend fixtures in advance of any government decision coming into effect.. Racing's leaders are monitoring the situation daily and are currently considering a range of options in this rapidly developing situation. Contingency plans are ready as required."

Next Event

When?

Sunday December 12th Barbury International First Race 11.30am

Sunday February 13th Vine & Craven First race 11.30am

Sunday April 10th Tedworth First Race 1.15pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Where?

Barbury, 3m N of Marlborough, off A346, Jn 15 M4

 

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Barbury Corona virus response - business as usual

14-March-2020
14-March-2020 16:51
in General
by Peter McNeile

The final Barbury fixture on Sunday April 5 remains on course, despite many sports halting or postponing over the past few days. 

The race meeting is under the overall jurisdiction of the British Horseracing Authority, whose COVID-19 steering group met on Friday to issue the following statement, "British racing continues to be in close contact with the UK government and has been followinhg their advice to continue with business as usual, subject to public health guidance. 

"We are aware of the decisions taken by a number of sports to suspend fixtures in advance of any government decision coming into effect.. Racing's leaders are monitoring the situation daily and are currently considering a range of options in this rapidly developing situation. Contingency plans are ready as required."

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