The race will be back in France next week because “it is designated as AGRICULTURE – not sporty – and is exempt from prohibition”, which saw Ligue 1 canceled … giving a boost to the prospects of meetings behind closed doors in Great Britain
- It was revealed on Monday that the French race had approached the recovery
- The French government imposed a suspension on all sports until September
- The races “will take place in France because they are considered to be part of the agricultural sector”
The closed-door races in France will resume next week as it is designated as part of the agricultural industry and exempt from the ban that saw Ligue 1 canceled, according to reports.
It was revealed on Monday that the French race had approached the resumption on May 11.
Even though the French government has imposed a suspension on all sports until September, the races should take place in Longchamp next week, as they are considered to be part of agricultural activities, according to The temperature.
In camera races in France will resume at Longchamp (photo) next week as he is said to have been part of the agricultural industry and exempt from the ban
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced last week that no sporting event would be allowed until September.
As a result, Paris Saint-Germain was crowned champion of Ligue 1 in France despite the end of the season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
France’s top flight season was interrupted and after a meeting, the CEO of the Professional Football League (LFP) Didier Quillot confirmed that the Parisians had received the title on the basis of points per match.
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced last week that no sporting event would be allowed before September, but races would be exempt from suspension
The French racing authorities were authorized to organize the meeting at Longchamp by the Paris 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 most affected areas for Covid-19.
The sport has been suspended since March 17 due to the pandemic, with a number of meetings held without spectators before that date.
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.
Paris Saint-Germain wins the Ligue 1 title for the 2019-2020 season after cancellation