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Kiplingcotes Derby falls to virus – but Greyville holds aloft torch for racing world

Columnists 6 months ago

Things are moving faster than great sprinter Senor Santa as the coronavirus panic escalates. It’s become pointless to try to keep up with all the latest postponements and cancellations. It’s easiest to just assume that everything is off.


18 Mar 2020
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Kiplingcotes Derby falls to virus – but Greyville holds aloft torch for racing world

Picture: Gold Circle

Except that’s not quite true. As of Wednesday morning, there is a closed-doors race meeting on at Greyville Polytrack – a happy event that has made headlines in the UK’s top racing publication Racing Post. “You can still gamble at Greyville or be happy with a bet at the Valley,” reads the headline, alerting readers to the Durban fixture and another at Hong Kong’s Happy Valley – two glimmers of light in a gloomy outlook for punters worldwide. Both race meetings will be telecast around the world, giving wager-hungry millions something to snack on. As such, it certainly raises the...

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