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The Business Post team takes a look at the scenes behind the stories

Ireland’s horse racing sector claims that limiting pre-watershed gambling marketing would damage the sector’s viability. Picture: Getty

Going gets tough for racing and betting

And they’re off!

The racing and betting industries are now so concerned with the impending restrictions on advertising contained within the long-awaited gambling regulations that prominent horse trainers and jockeys have been sent out to lobby.

Government TDs and senators have been fielding calls over the summer, hearing warnings that the move to limit the amount of gambling marketing broadcast pre-watershed will damage the viability of Ireland’s horse ...