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Monday, January 12, 2009
Betting results 2008 in some key countries

Betting volumes for 2008 showed varying results for different countries. In general, the world economic crisis has had a negative impact on thoroughbred racing around the world.

Betting turnover for 2008:

  • France up 4,8% to 9 262 million
  • US down 7.16% to US$13,670,196,938
  • Ireland (on-course) down 18.2% to 231.0m
  • Sweden up 0.9% to 1,247 billion
  • Germany (tote) down 18.8% to 38,5 million
  • Japan down 0.4% to 21.2 billion