Chinese boost for Irish racing

The Irish bloodstock sector has made a significant breakthrough into the Chinese market with a major new investment in the horseracing industry to be announced today.

14th April, 2012
Chinese boost for Irish racing
Simon Coveney: 'This is taking the Irish horseracing industry to a whole new level'. Photo: Provision

The Irish bloodstock sector has made a significant breakthrough into the Chinese market with a major new investment in the horseracing industry to be announced today by Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney.

Coveney, who is on a trade mission to China this weekend, will attend the site of a new horseracing centre of excellence outside Beijing, China's capital and second-largest city.

Chinese investors aim to emulate the successful relationship between the Irish horseracing industry and...

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