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Well ok Gay you say you were never living in a bubble. I always thought reality dictated that - however i think many out there think you are. For my mind its never been spelt out what is being done in your Industry. lots of smoke & mirrors. So that takes me back to my original point - why does the Racing Industry see itself above other industries who have worn the full brunt of Covid restrictions. You claim NRL players deserve to be in a bubble because they travel more around the country. Really. More than jockeys , trainers , stable hands , administrators , vets ? Your industry travels around a lot more than Construction workers that's for sure. And I'd reckon at a rough guess Retail & Tourism workers would be more compliant wearing masks & Covid distancing than racing participants - esp at 4am in the morning. A much more controlled environment. I would further add that all the different social / job levels exposes your Industry in a much broader sense. Just what level of routine testing is actually carried out ? Has it been ramped up over the past 6 weeks or so with the Delta onslaught ? And to use "punting entertainment" as the main justification for this inconsistency is just cobblers. Punters are going without their Casinos & Poker machines - they can go with racing as well - no problems. 
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Apart from the fact I'm no longer a member of the industry & therefore can be as outspoken as I like, all members need to isolate for 14 days when travelling interstate, the same as for anyone else.
As a member of the gen. public now, I can't even go into the track to see friends horse work, it's like Fort Knox with a special QR code for every worker/trainer to be presented at the electronic gates. No ID no entry!
Stripping stalls regs. state there must be an empty one between each horse & social distancing is carefully observed by a dedicated official at all times.

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Fair enough - that's re-assuring. Will leave it at that
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If all of the horses in training in the country aren’t going to the races they still have to be fed , worked watered etc. They’ll still be visited by the vet and the farrier . Just the general care of the animals requires a lot of people travelling to work at the stables . The actual race meetings with no crowds and no owners mean there would be not many more people there than would be at trackwork every morning. I suppose you could turn all the racehorses out to spell ( if there are even safe spelling properties out there) but that would shut the industry down for months because you’d have to get all the horse up to race fitness again. If there are cases of Covid in the industry then yes shut it down but at the moment there’s no problem.
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Similar set up at Warrnambool, easier to get into a prison than a stable complex these past 18 months.
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Almost every store I've entered during numerous lockdowns has included staff or customers that aren't wearing their mask properly or at all. I'm not surprised 1-1 is carrying on like a brainless "freedom protester". It's pretty much his standard. This is the guy who's still looking for his wallet lost on a beach ten years ago. 

Racing and livestock industries are well versed in quarantine and safety precautions. It's essential the industry continues to operate for the well being of the animals involved. The human participants are well aware of what they need to do to ensure this. Equine flu never reached Victoria either ;-)

Morons at football clubs are only well versed in being self concerned bath plugs. Why they have been allowed to play is a joke, let alone attract large crowds. To compare football participants to those in racing is the only smoke and mirrors going on here ... and it's all in 1-1's head. I'm glad he's now "re-assured" in spite of no covid outbreak in racing, world wide, over the last 18 months. 

We can all rest easy. 
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Excuse me Enable Me - my wallet fiasco was only one year ago - almost to the day. And I'm still not over it LOL

Now allow me too suggest you may be a touch too close to your precious industry to offer balanced opinion. I mean you probably go around thinking the game is put on for the welfare of horses , trainers & jockeys - & not desperate, addicted punters doing their arse LOL. To be fair to you & others on here it was a bit ambitious on a racing site to expect any different. Fact is if it was up to the general community to decide on the future of the racing game it would most likely already be a part history - & that's before all the dodgy Covid sidestepping came into it .Even from a punting perspective racing is yesterdays game. Sport , Casinos, Pokies & on-line stuff absolutely towers over it re turnover / interest. However I digress.
The classic for me was when they relocated the Randwick races to Rosehill  when the whole Eastern Suburbs was put into strict lockdown at the start of this latest Delta explosion up here. Average joe citizens locked up while racing participants who have been mingling in the local areas around Randwick taking the bug right across Sydney to Rosehill. Probably helped start the spread into Western Sydney truth be known. What a lot of cobblers saying the racing industry is Covid free. Based on what sort of testing regime ?

Anyhow Enable Me you keep believing that the Racing participants are above all other industries in the transmission of Covid LOL Go & stand outside a Construction site & tell that to the workers stopped from eaning a living.


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All the info can be found here for those genuinely interested & with time to spare! Dates back to March 2020


https://cdn.racing.com/-/media/rv/2021-rv/the-sport/2021-07-13-interstate-travel-industry-notice---updated-12-july-2021.pdf?la=en  copy/paste
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