Attendance & betting figures at Leopardstown
Attendance & bookmaker turnover both down at Leopardstown but Tote up
(Healy Racing Photos)
The Tote showed a big increase of nearly 19% with the aggregate of €568,164 up over 90,000 on last year.
However the picture in the betting ring was far from healthy, with the turnover down over 24% at €997,495 as against €1,314,447 last year.
“You can't beat a bit of luck!” was how winning trainer John Joe Walsh described Jack Absolute's sixth course win at Limerick today, landing the featured Grade B Tim Duggan Memorial Handicap Steeplechase following the final fence fall of leader Harpsy Cord.