China coronavirus: Jockey Club chief executive says lockout at races could last ‘six to eight weeks’

//China coronavirus: Jockey Club chief executive says lockout at races could last ‘six to eight weeks’

China coronavirus: Jockey Club chief executive says lockout at races could last ‘six to eight weeks’

Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges believes the partial lockout at Hong Kong race meetings could continue “for six to eight weeks” as the club tries to mitigate the risk of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.On Monday, just 8,289 people were at the traditional Lunar New Year card at Sha Tin – almost 100,000 down on the previous year, where 105,716 flocked to both tracks for the festivities.It came after the Jockey Club announced on Friday night that only customers with…

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