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Written Answers - Horse Racing Ireland

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 760 No. 3

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 507.  Deputy Dara Calleary Information on Dara Calleary Zoom on Dara Calleary  asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Information on Simon Coveney Zoom on Simon Coveney  the number of racecourses under the ownership of Horse Racing Ireland; if each racecourse is making a profit and in the case of the ongoing losses at any race course if he will outline the extent of those losses. [16364/12]

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Deputy Simon Coveney): Information on Simon Coveney Zoom on Simon Coveney Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) is a commercial state body established under the Horse and Greyhound Racing Act 2001 and as such the operation of its racecourses is an operational matter for HRI.

HRI owns and operates racecourses at Leopardstown, Fairyhouse, Navan and Tipperary. It also owns the Cork racecourse lands and is a party in the joint venture company which operates the racecourse. The financial statements of the racecourses are included in the annual accounts published by HRI which are also laid before both Houses of the Oireachtas. HRI will provide further detail to the Deputy as required.


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