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Greenhill Racing's Chris Troise

Greenhill Racing

“My wife may not agree but I now treat the off-course bookmaking business as a hobby,” says Chris Troise, owner of Norfolk one-shop independe...

Dominic Ford

Dominic Ford on Bags and the ABB

In the second of a two-part feature, Chris Pitt talks with Dominic Ford about his roles as Bags chairman and vice chairman of the ABB Council. D...

Inside Toals Belfast

Toals Bookmakers

Toals’ Belfast shop It’s big, it’s very big; at 7,600 square feet – 7,588 to be precise – it’s the largest betting shop in the UK....

Arkle statue overlooking Bambury shop

Bambury Bookmakers

This is Arkle country. The town of Ashbourne, Co. Meath, sits just a couple of miles north-west of Kilsallaghan, where Tom Dreaper trained the gr...

Dominic Ford

Dominic Ford’s varied roles

In the first of a two part feature Chris Pitt talks with Dominic Ford, founder of Roar! Betting As CEO of London bookmakers Roar! Betting, vic...

Riband Racing's Pete Gallagher

Riband Racing

In a corner of the shop at Southampton independent Riband Racing stood five stacked boxes of soon-to-be-installed LED screens. The logo on them p...

SP Racing's Sean Payne

SP Racing a bit of Leicester in Wales

It feels a touch incongruous to observe the fox’s head from Leicester City FC’s logo woven into the sign above a mid-Wales bookmaker’s shop...

Ruth Champion

Gordon Moody introduces programme for women problem gamblers

THE GORDON MOODY Association, which provides treatment for problem gamblers, has introduced a new programme for women with gambling addiction. Fo...

Ken Walsh at his board with assistant Bonita Warren

Rossy Brothers – established 1929

At 69, racecourse bookmaker Ken Walsh reckons he’s in the process of winding down, although to see him in action at his local track, Beverley, ...

Dee-jaying at The Clarence, Dover Street, London in 1972

Jockeypedia

Chris Pitt meets the founder of a unique website THE AD FREE, no log-in required, Jockeypedia website celebrates its second birthday in June. ...