Like many associations, the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence equestrian society has been impacted by the well being disaster.
After the cascading cancellations in 2020 and the holding of the first two closed conferences of the 2021 season, the doorways are open once more this Sunday, to welcome the conventional racecourse occasion. A leisure day organized by the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence equestrian society round the trotting race on the menu of celebrations.
Seven races on the menu
“We opened the season at the end of April but the competitions took place without an audience, only in the presence of the marshals, in the strictest privacy. This time, the public is back, we are happy to be able to welcome people to our facilities, we also hope that the public will be present ”, declares Roberto Figaroli common secretary of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence equestrian society and commissioner .
On the solely racetrack in the Southern Alps, 83 horses are anticipated to compete in the 7 races on the day’s menu. They will function a assist for the hippodrome pari mutuel and the regional quarté.
“If we face competition from a meeting in Vichy, trotters are expected from all over France, especially from the Landes and Lyonnais. The operations will begin at 2 p.m. but the punters will have to be masked because of the promiscuity of the counters. Unlike in previous years, there will be no draw for the Prix d’Amérique, ”concludes the consultant of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence equestrian society.