Horse racing in France should be one of the first sports to return to the country after the foreclosure, authorities have given the green light to the authorities to organize the Lonchamp meeting next week
- The race in France is about to return behind closed doors at Longchamp
- Paris police authorized resumption of racing next Monday
- The city is classified as one of the areas most affected by COVID-19
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The French race approached its return to Longchamp on Monday, May 11, after the French racing authorities were authorized to organize the meeting by the Parisian police.
President of France Galop, Edouard de Rothschild, revealed on Twitter: “We obtained and received from the Paris police headquarters the authorization to resume racing on May 11. This is great news and a real victory! “
Concerns had been expressed about returning to Longchamp, Paris being a “red zone” in France, indicating that it was one of the areas most affected for COVID-19.
Races in France are about to return in camera Monday to Longchamp
Longchamp is planning a big start for his return match with the Groupe Deux Prix d’Harcourt, won last year by Godolphin’s Ghaiyyath, aligned alongside major trials for the 1000 and 2000 French Guineas.
British racing authorities, hoping for the green light for a restart in mid-May, hope to be able to firm up their plans within 24 hours after the government released part of its lockdown trajectory on Sunday.