Outlook Over to a business that works, in the form of Betfair. It looks like a winner. The gambling company jumped to the head of the field by trouncing the City's profit forecasts and handed out sugar lumps to the shareholders in its stable with a chunky dividend hike. The shares duly raced even further ahead of a 950p indicative offer that was withdrawn in May by a major shareholder in cahoots with private equity.
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Thursday 23 June 2005
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Monday 26 July 2004
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Saturday 03 July 2004
The Eclipse Stakes 12 months ago was won by Falbrav, who used the Sandown race as the propulsion that took him on a romp through some of the globe's top contests. It is quite possible that another of his ilk lies in this afternoon's 13-strong renewal. It is just a question of picking the right one.
Friday 18 June 2004
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Saturday 29 May 2004
Royal Ascot could be hit by the dispute between stalls handlers and RaceTech. The handlers voted by a huge majority in favour of strike action on Thursday in protest at cuts of up to £7,000 in their allowances. Action is due to begin on Friday after RaceTech was served yesterday with the seven days' notice required for a lawful withdrawal of labour.
Thursday 22 April 2004
Bull Run was true to his name yesterday as he made a rapid rush up the Derby charts in the aftermath of an extravagant success in the Blue Riband Trial Stakes at Epsom.
Monday 01 March 2004
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Thursday 10 July 2003
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