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The Plight of the Jockey

A recently published report by the Society for the Good Treatment of Jockeys showed that 127 Jockeys are shot on average every year. The report was conducted as 180 Jockeys were shot last year alone, so that prompted the society’s…

€64 Million Government Funding for Horse Racing Ireland Keeps it in the Money

Sports Writer Aoife Brady looks at government funding for the horse racing industry. As 2017 drew to a close, there were no signs of the government’s political fondness for horse racing being reined in. The October budget for 2018 revealed…