Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has won a majority

Boris Johnson’s Conservative Celebration has gained a majority

Paul Gilham

The possibilities of presidency intervention into racing and racehorse welfare have receded after the Boris Johnson-led Conservative Celebration gained a majority in Thursday’s normal election.

Each Labour and the Liberal Democrats had promised critiques into equine welfare of their election manifestos.

The uncertainty over Brexit and its results on racing additionally seem to have lifted for the fast to medium time period following Johnson’s victory.

A Conservative majority method Johnson can push thru his Withdrawal Settlement with the purpose of the UK leaving the Ecu Union on January 31.

A deal implies that fears over racehorse motion, which might have suffered crimson tape and delays underneath a no-deal situation, have receded, with present preparations for shuttle to the EU more likely to proceed all over a transition duration. 

Bookmaker percentage costs rose on Friday morning following the results of the election.

William Hill’s percentage worth was once up 8 consistent with cent at 183.75p, Ladbrokes Coral’s guardian corporate GVC Holdings was once up 5.1 consistent with cent at 877.6p, whilst Paddy Energy Betfair’s guardian corporate Flutter Leisure rose just about one consistent with cent to eight,952p.

Alternatively, the playing business can nonetheless be expecting additional motion from govt in spite of Johnson’s victory.

All of the primary events had promised additional playing reform, with the Conservatives pledging the celebration would “proceed to do so to take on playing habit” and that they might evaluate the Playing Act.

Amongst MPs, the primary casualty amongst the ones with an hobby or involvement in racing or playing was once Conservative Zac Goldsmith, who misplaced his Richmond Park seat.

Goldsmith were chargeable for animal welfare on the Division for Surroundings Meals & Rural Affairs.


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FIRST PUBLISHED 8:52AM, DEC 13 2019



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