Surely not. I refuse to believe the notion that the Cheltenham Festival would be called off because of the Coronavirus. Call that off and you'd have to expect every mass gathering sporting fixture to be postponed or abandoned altogether.
I did hear someone suggest that the festival could take place behind closed doors. No spectators. Just horses. But considering how many of them travel to reach Cheltenham, you'd would have to say the humans who travel with them could be potential carriers.
French racecourse Compiegne has announced that racing there on March 2nd and 4th will take place . . .
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