Cool hand Luke

Developer Luke Comer got out of Ireland in the 1980s to make his fortune in Britain. Now his Comer Group has projects in the US, Germany and Uganda

17th April, 2010

Luke Comer stops midsentence and turns to the television as the Dubai World Cup - one of the world’s biggest horse races with a €7millionprize fund - comes to a thrilling end.

The conversation briefly switches from his multibillion euro property empire to how the stewards will call the three-way photo finish. To the untrained eye, a storming finish by Lizard’s Desire seems to have taken the race from Gloria de Campeao,...

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