Press release of the Jockey Club of the Czech Republic on the opening of the horseracing season
The government of the Czech Republic has approved rules for winding down the extra-ordinary measures, as from May 11th. These include holding horse races, with a maximum of 100 people participating. The State of Emergency will come to an end on May 17th.
On the basis of this information, we announce that the Czech horseracing season will open on Monday, May 18th at Most racecourse, where the first race will be the Rudolf Deyl Memorial (a trial race for the Guineas classics). Due to the maximum number of participants allowed, the season will begin without spectators and without the presence of racehorse owners. Detailed information about the health and hygiene measures will be published on the morning of Monday, May 4th. At the same time, we will publish the dates and the race conditions for the first eight race days.
(Press release of the Jockey Club of the Czech Republic)