Horse Racing Ireland hit by economic ‘difficulties’

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI), the state body responsible for the horse industry, recorded a fall in income to €156 million in this year as the economic downturn took its toll.

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Ian Kehoe

27th December, 2008

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI), the state body responsible for the horse industry, recorded a fall in income to €156 million in this year as the economic downturn took its toll.

Brian Kavanagh, chief executive of HRI, said the industry was feeling the effects of the sharp deterioration in the economy, and that the agency had a difficult second half of the year. ‘‘We are moving now to ensure that we are well placed to overcome...

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