After over four months of no hourse race activity due to Covid in Argentina, the Hipódromo de Palermo in Buenos Aires will start-up back its races on August 28.
In addition, the operating hours in the City of Buenos Aires’ racecourse will be temporarily reduced. The races will be without the public presence during the day.
Federico Spangember, state to the news agency that the horses housed in the Hipódromo’s stalls won’t be able to participate.
Spangember explicate that the horses can only stay in the facility during the races, but won’t be allowed to stay afterwards. This is to prevent more people from entering the track.
Casinos and the Palermo racecourse in the national capital had been forced to close their doors back in march. This was apart of measures that authorities carry-out to prevent the spread.