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CNN's report on Hong Kong's ongoing racing

#COVID19 has transformed sport with major events postponed or cancelled. But in #HongKong, the horse races are still running... without the fans in the stands - CNN reports

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Blockbuster merger of Sky Bet and Paddy Power Betfair owners given green light

A monster merger between Paddy Power and Betfair owner Flutter Entertainment and The Stars Group, owner of Sky Bet, was on Tuesday given the go-ahead by the UK's competition watchdog.

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Nicky Henderson: this is the biggest crisis we've had to face in our lifetime

Nicky Henderson has described the current global lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak as the worst crisis since World War II.

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Woodbine remains committed to stabling horses on its backstretch

With the Government of Ontario extending the Declaration of Provincial Emergency and associated emergency measures due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, Woodbine Entertainment announced on Tuesday that it remains committed to stabling horses on its backstretch

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Goffs announce revised schedule of sales

The Goffs Group has announced revised dates for the Doncaster Breeze Up and Spring Sales, and the Goffs Land Rover Sale

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Santa Anita Two-Year-Old Sale cancelled

Due to current restrictions in place at Santa Anita Park as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as recent changes in the 2020 thoroughbred auction calendar, Fasig-Tipton announced on Monday the cancellation of its 2020 Santa Anita Two-Year-Old's in Training Sale

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Racing groups warn of major job losses due to Santa Anita closure

Racing stakeholders in California have warned of major job losses as they work together to persuade the local authority to rescind its decision to prohibit racing at Santa Anita due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Plan released for the UK racing industry’s pandemic response

The UK industry group coordinating work to respond to the coronavirus on Monday published an operational plan setting out work currently underway.

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UPI Horse Racing Roundup

The U.S. Triple Crown races may be grinding to an uncertain pause thanks to the corona virus protocols but nothing seems to be stopping Tiz the Law - the Constitution colt dominated Saturday's Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park

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Three regional hubs may kickstart British racing after shutdown

Momentous plans for regional racing in three centres for up to a week at a time are being drawn up to restart British racing as close as possible to the BHA's self-imposed shutdown until the end of April.

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ITBA issues guidance to breeders as Ireland enters Covid-19 lockdown

The Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association has issued guidance to owners of horses after the Irish government announced similar lockdown measures to the UK on Friday

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Santa Anita forced to cancel racing due to coronavirus pandemic

Santa Anita was forced to cancel racing just hours before its meeting on Friday evening in response to the global coronavirus pandemic.

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak 'understands that racing is very important'

In difficult times, racing looks to have a friend in high places in Rishi Sunak, whose website finds space to recall a visit to Catterick racecourse.

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UK Racing heads south to Rosehill

Now how many racing journalists are as honest and as accurate as me I wonder. Last week I looked at the little remaining racing around the World and I correctly predicted I would struggle and we wouldn’t make a profit – and I was 100% correct

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