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Jockey Club Posts Eighth Consecutive Year Of Turnover Growth, New High Of £191.5M

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 27 / 17

Cheltenham punters "may have been counting their losses last month but the company that stages the jump festival has announced record annual results," according to Dominic Walsh of the LONDON TIMES. The Jockey Club reported its "eighth year in a row of turnover growth," to a "new high" of £191...

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