Greyhounds in action at Shelbourne Park. The bet’s the thing, which is why dogs in Kilkenny can be a market in Kolkata. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

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Gone to the dogs: greyhound racing faces Brexit challenge

The Star Sports English Greyhound Derby at Towcester on Saturday will, despite its name, be a thoroughly Irish affair with Droopy’s Verve the 6/4 favo(...)

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