Finishing line looms for Maisons-Laffitte

PARIS, France (AFP) - Parisian racecourse Maisons-Laffitte is to be closed next year as part of a cost-cutting measure to counter dwindling betting revenue, French racing's ruling body France Galop announced on Wednesday. The track along the banks of the Seine will stage its last race at the end of 2019, almost a century and […]