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Heavy going: how horseracing is coping in testing conditions

EGR explores the impact of Covid-19 on horseracing, the financial pressures the sport faces and its relevance as a betting product in the future

When 14/1-shot First Flow, piloted by David Bass, pulled clear after the final fence to upset the odds and land Ascot’s two-mile Clarence House Chase in January, it was trainer Kim Bailey’s first Grade 1 winner for more than a quarter of a century. However, the occasion was a rather muted affair at the Berkshire…

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