Racing: A Bookmaker's ledger: Details of Barry Dennis's business 1990-1997

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Course Meetings Turnover Profit/loss

Yarmouth 51 pounds 377,594 +pounds 3,187

Windsor 70 pounds 407,409 +pounds 33,245

Plumpton 69 pounds 686,399 -pounds 21,076

Newmarket 215 pounds 2,989,756 +pounds 47,223

Goodwood 28 pounds 365,695 +pounds 400

Ascot 99 pounds 1,119,246 +pounds 36,727

Kempton 119 pounds 1,186,215 +pounds 23,074

Sandown 96 pounds 1,071,908 +pounds 15,110

Epsom 52 pounds 916,033 -pounds 2,045

Total 799 pounds 9,120,555 +pounds 135,845

Gross profit: pounds 284,265

Expenses: pounds 148,420

Net profit: pounds 135,845

Average turnover per meeting: pounds 11,414.96

Average annual profit: pounds 16,980

Eight-year gross profit on turnover: 3.11 per cent

Eight-year net profit on turnover: 1.49 per cent

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