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Betting ring turnover is too low to justify the reintroduction of full fees, say the bookies
By Mark Costello on 15 October 2021
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Seven individual members are coming forward to each sponsor a race
By Margie McLoone on 13 August 2021
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The on-course layers believe there is still life in the betting ring yet
By Mark Costello on 30 July 2021
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The North's gambling legislation is about to be overhauled
By Irish Field Contributor on 04 June 2021
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London bookmaker John Hooper has bought all Ladbrokes' pitches in Ireland but he expects to dispose of them
By Mark Costello on 30 October 2020
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Industry leaders make renewed call for adherence to raceday protocols, but sport will still suffer from betting shop closures
By Mark Costello on 23 October 2020
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With racing the first sport to resume and extra TV coverage, how can we make the most of the exposure?
By Anne Marie Duff on 05 June 2020
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How can we engage more people to watch and participate in racing? Twitter offered a few opinions
By Anne Marie Duff on 05 June 2020
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On-course bookmaker Brian Keenan talks cancelled racing, deferred wedding and his hopes for the future
By Leo Powell on 15 May 2020
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HRI plans to include off-course and online markets in a new formula which is aimed at strengthening the integrity of the SP system
By Mark Costello on 24 April 2020
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On-course layers appreciate the gesture but say more will need to be done to ensure their viability
By Mark Costello on 10 April 2020
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Bookmakers have welcomed the plans with open arms as major sporting events continue to be cancelled
By Irish Field Contributor on 19 March 2020
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An extensive review of the Tote was due to be presented to the Horse Racing Ireland board last month. Surely the time has come for some form of action on its position
By Ryan McElligott on 17 January 2020
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For the second time, Nicky Henderson got into some hot water over a bookmaker revealing plans for Altior
By Anne Marie Duff on 10 January 2020
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Who will supervise the betting ring if Horse Racing Ireland decides not to send a representative to every meeting?
By Mark Costello on 03 January 2020
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Bookmakers and racecourse officials have entered into "meaningful discussions" over pitch fees
By Mark Costello on 06 December 2019
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Both parties have agreed to engage in discussions over the coming weeks
By Mark Costello on 06 December 2019
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As of November 24th, there is no guarantee that there will be a bookmaking service at all Irish race meetings
By Ryan McElligott on 29 November 2019
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The potential to grow attendances doesn’t require hugely elaborate schemes as we have seen this summer at Navan, Fairyhouse and Naas
By Ryan McElligott on 26 July 2019
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"£250 million was the claim. If they said £25 million it would probably still be an exaggeration"
By Ian Carnaby on 12 April 2019
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