Thursday 18 July 2019

BHA decision expected today

Brendan Powell has retired from training. Stock photo: AFP/Getty Images
Brendan Powell has retired from training. Stock photo: AFP/Getty Images

Independent.ie Sportsdesk

Officials at the British Horseracing Authority are hoping to make a decision today as to whether racing can resume on Wednesday following a six-day shutdown due to equine flu.

The BHA have estimated that upwards of 700 negative tests were processed yesterday and are continuing to work through the thousands of samples sent from stables as the sport seeks a swift return to action.

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