Trainer Tom Hogan with his horses
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Ireland's recession hits horse-racing industry

When Ireland's economy was thriving, the number of racehorses produced and bought in the country increased dramatically.

Now with the country in the midst of a deep recession, many owners do not have the money to take care of these thoroughbred horses.

It has had a major impact on racehorse trainers like Tom Hogan from Nenagh, County Tipperary.

  • 17 Mar 2011