A race for survival
RACING in the Island has been taking place since 1789. Perhaps not as significant in local history as the Battle of Jersey, just eight years earlier, nevertheless, an important aspect of local heritage. So, it came as a shock when the present Jersey Race Club announced that the future of the sport in Jersey was under threat. The cancellation due to Coronavirus of, first the Easter meeting, then eventually all other fixtures, brought the Club almost to the point of financial ruin.