NEW attendance restrictions will be enforced at Wannon Park as the Warrnambool Greyhound Racing Club battles the spread of coronavirus.
The club, which vowed to continue racing behind closed doors last week, is now following extra precautions on the back of new federal government advice relating to social distancing.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday ordered all non-essential business - including pubs, clubs, entertainment, indoor sporting venues and places of worship - to shut as leaders fight the COVID-19 outbreak.
WGRC manager Craig Monigatti said the club's restrictions would include no children on course and that licensed officials must adhere to strict dress code regulations at all times.
He said the racing would continue on television and urged spectators to tune in.
"We'll have some changed mechanics on course to keep people apart and socially distanced," Monigatti said.
"There will be strictly governed processes in the kennelling areas to ensure social distancing and the bar and bistro will be totally closed.
"The racing is absolutely still available on Sky Racing but will essentially just be a TV product."
The restrictions will be enforced by Greyhound Racing Victoria and Greyhound Clubs Victoria across the state.
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