Officials at the highest levels of racing Victoria are sitting tight-lipped at the moment as fear has gripped the Caulfield meeting because Gift giving day.
Late Christmas Eve and again Christmas Day, hundreds of people attending the funeral of celebrity apprentice Chris Caserta were ordered to immediately take Covid tests after two people at the funeral tested positive. and get really sick.
And most of the participants were racers.
They include many Victorian racing administrators, up to the very top, many senior Victorian and apprentice racers and several media outlets.
All have been asked to check as everyone who attended the December 20 funeral was told they were close people.
Caserta, who tragically and sadly drowned on the Gold Coast a few weeks ago, was laid to rest after a funeral service at St Monica’s Catholic Church on Alexandra Rd at Moonee Ponds, on December 20.
Only those who had been double vaccinated were allowed to attend, but as we know it now, Omicron went straight through vaccinations and boosters and it held its head strong at the funeral with two in attendance. got sick during the week because of the virus.
An intense wait fraught with potentially huge consequences hangs precariously for this Gifting Holiday race card.
Today, on a day when celebration and joy will reign supreme in households across the land, a large number of those households await test results.
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