Talking Horses: Gosden says self-help is the way forward in Covid crisis

By: Greg Wood at Newmarket Friday 25 September 2020

The trainer is not in accord with the BHA, which has appealed for ‘direct financial support’ to get the sport through the winter

John Gosden saddled a winner here on Thursday and then spoke about the “grim outlook” for racing as it absorbs the news that its grandstands will remain empty for the next six months. “Of course you miss the crowds, and you start worrying about the future of a number of racecourses which may well have to go into receivership,” he said. “If it went on and on, I think it’s an inevitability that there will be major casualties.”

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