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Last-minute ban on crowds at English racecourse carries warning for Victoria’s Spring Carnival amid coronavirus – ABC News

Just hours before crowds were due to return to England’s Goodwood Races, organisers were forced to shut the gates, offering a timely warning for organisers of Victoria’s Spring Carnival.

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The last day of England’s Goodwood Races, affectionately known as ‘Glorious Goodwood’, was supposed to be the start of fans returning to sport in the UK.

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