Tag Archives: Olivier Delloye

Arc crowds limited as French COVID cases surge

French restrictions on public gatherings could mean that this year’s Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe could be limited to 5,000 attendees. This story featured in today’s SBC News 90. To view the latest round-up, watch today’s edition here. According to the Racing Post, race organisers France Galop had hoped that the event would gain the green light from the …

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Racing to resume at ParisLongchamp after receiving police approval

Horse racing in France is due to resume behind closed doors on Monday after gaining ‘ strong support from the ministers in charge of racing’. Police have given the green light for the sport to resume at Paris Longchamp on Monday, after being suspended since 17 March due to the ongoing pandemic. France Galop president Edouard de Rothschild tweeted: “We …

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France Galop: All equine stakeholders are losers in No Deal Brexit

Echoing the concerns of Irish counterpart Brian Kavanagh (Chief Executive of Horseracing Ireland), Olivier Delloye, Director General of France Galop has stated that a no deal Brexit, will severely damage the entire equine value chain, with regards to racing, breeding, transport, animal welfare and certifications. Leading France’s horseracing authority, Delloye states that at present the UK, Ireland and France, simply do not sustain …

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