Clouds of uncertainty loom over Lahore horse racing circles

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LAHORE: The mood in the Lahore horse racing circles is somber these days as clouds of uncertainty looms large over the future of equine sport.

The owners and breeders here are greatly worried and distressed due to closure of the horseracing activities following the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Subsequently, the sport was suspended as necessitated step following the government clamped for a lockdown on March 14 for safety and protection of the people from the killer virus.

Since then the horsemen are feeling the pinch of the sport halt which took place right in the middle of the Lahore Winter Meeting was in full swing and every owner or trainer was hoping for a reward of his toil in sharing the slices of the prize-money cake.

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