China coronavirus: Sha Tin’s Lunar New Year races to go ahead, but fans locked out

//China coronavirus: Sha Tin’s Lunar New Year races to go ahead, but fans locked out

China coronavirus: Sha Tin’s Lunar New Year races to go ahead, but fans locked out

Monday’s Lunar New Year race meeting at Sha Tin will go ahead, but the fans will be locked out as the Jockey Club takes extreme measures to reduce the risk of spreading the Wuhan coronavirus.The meeting is traditionally one of the biggest on the calendar – last year 105,716 attended across the two tracks – but only patrons with existing bookings (there are about 8,000), owners with horses running and staff will be allowed on course.Those who do head to the track will be required to undergo…

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