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Bookmakers downplay impact of racing blackout

Operators hope Irish racing will help fill the void as all UK meetings cancelled until next Wednesday

Bookmakers have played down the financial impact of the blackout on UK horseracing, saying they have enough alternative products to keep customers entertained. Shares of UK-listed operators dipped yesterday as the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) said UK racing would be cancelled until at least next Wednesday following a flu outbreak. Racing accounts for 40-50% of retail…

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