In The Wake Of Racetrack Brawls, Extra Security In Place At Royal Ascot

by | 06.13.2018 | 4:23pm
Brawling at Ascot Racecourse, May 12, 2018

In the wake of headlines detailing drunken brawls at British race meetings over the past few months, Royal Ascot has announced additional security protocols for its upcoming meet.

According to The Guardian, racegoers may be subject to a breathalyzer test before being allowed on the grounds. The track will no longer offer mobile beer sellers, which the publication notes is likely to increase lines at the bars.

Police dog units will also be on the grounds patrolling all enclosures, including the Royal Enclosure. It is expected 20 dogs will be on the grounds to increase security, along with increased presence from armed officers.

Read more at The Guardian

 

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