Racing urges workers with Covid-19 to come forward to keep sport going

  • Reports of possible coronavirus cases in racing’s workforce
  • BHA: ‘Come forward, so we can keep the show on the road’

Racing’s ruling body is aware of possible Covid-19 cases in the sport’s workforce and issued a plea for anyone affected to come forward immediately, to minimise the spread and avoid derailing the sport altogether. “We have had some reports of potential cases,” Nick Rust, chief executive of the British Horseracing Authority said on Sunday, though he stressed those cases had yet to be verified.

“We have to be very, very careful in our personal lives if we’re to help ensure that racing maintains its positive position,” Rust told RacingTV. “Come forward if you have a case and let us know, so we can isolate things as best we can to keep the show fully on the road.

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