Profits slump at course amid legal dispute with bookies

Dundalk Stadium was forced to set aside €667,000 to fight case

20th September, 2015
Dundalk Racecourse lost a costly court case Picture: Inpho

A bitter and lengthy legal dispute between on-course bookies and Dundalk Stadium racecourse has seen the track’s profits fall by more than three quarters.

Profits last year slumped to just under €200,000 at the all-weather course, down from €843,000 as a result of setting aside nearly €667,000 to cover legal costs, newly filed accounts reveal.

Earlier this year, a number of on-course bookmakers argued they should not have had to cough up extra...

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