The Mont-Louvet racecourse positioned in Gournay-en-Bray in Seine-Maritime will merge with that of Mauquenchy. This funding ought to make it doable to carry the infrastructure as much as commonplace and relaunch the web site’s exercise, which has been at half mast for greater than a 12 months.
The two entities will merge to permit the survival of the Gournay-en-Bray racing firm. A merger that isn’t to the style of some elected officers who weren’t consulted throughout the negotiations whereas the Mauquenchy racecourse belongs to the division of Seine-Maritime. The neighborhood rents the land for one euro yearly to a racing firm for 30 years.
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Merger of the Gournay-en-Bray and Mauquenchy racetracks
In this operation, Mauquenchy desires to avoid wasting his neighbor but in addition to extend his affect. Inaugurated in 2005, the racecourse price 20 million euros as an alternative of the 9 million deliberate. It is an underexploited infrastructure:
It is true that we would like to increase this racecourse which is just open 19 days a 12 months. It’s as much as us to construct this and talk about with the division to validate the concepts.
The division needs to be told and consulted:
Today the racing firm is coming into into a brand new relationship with a associate and tons of of 1000’s of euros of further work. I need to know what all this commits the neighborhood itself to. And we ask for extra transparency on the administration of this web site and the relationship with the division.
The work of the Mont-Louvet racecourse is essential and will price 400,000 euros. They can be paid by the Mauquenchy racecourse. The races ought to return on April 25, 2021. The merger absorption can be official in June.
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