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Racing hit with a financial hammer blow as the government REJECTS request to review gambling levy

Racing hit with a financial hammer blow as the government REJECTS request to review gambling levy with the sport trying to overcome £300m Covid-19 lossesHorseracing has projected losses of over £300m due to the Covid-19 pandemicIt was hoped a government review of the gambling levy would help it recover News the request for a formal review has been rejected is a significant blowBy Matt Hughes For Mailonline Published:

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Racing chiefs consider ramping up Covid protocols with twice-weekly tests for jockeys

Racing chiefs consider ramping up Covid protocols with twice-weekly tests for jockeys after rapid spread of new strain prompts rethinkHorse racing become the first elite sport to resume last summer Attendees are not required to have any testing before entering the courseRacing set to follow other sports by introducing rigorous screening procedesBy Matt Hughes For The Daily Mail Published: 22:30 GMT, 12 January 2021 |

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Row with jockey sparked Bryony Frost’s ‘negativity’ claim after historic King George victory

Row with jockey sparked Bryony Frost's 'negativity' claim after historic King George victory on Boxing DayFrost enjoyed a historic victory in the Ladbrokes King George VI Chase She spoke about overcoming negativity in the sport after her win on Frodon The BHA have declined to confirm or deny whether they are investigated claimsBy Marcus Townend for the Daily Mail Published: 22:26 GMT, 11 January 2021 | Updated:

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Police launch probe after drone crashes near Chepstow racecourse during Welsh Grand National meeting

Police launch probe after drone crashes near Chepstow racecourse during Welsh Grand National meetingDrone crashed on to land belonging to Chepstow racecourse on Saturday Incident reignites safety concerns over drones being flown close to racetracks  The pictures can used by or sold to punters who bet ‘in-running’ during the race By Marcus Townend for the Daily Mail Published: 22:25 GMT, 11 January 2021 | Updated: 22:25

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