What does racing want from the Tote
and what can realistically be expected?
if they have not done so already, must undertake a fundamental review of their Tote
He added: "It will be a crying shame if the special relationship racing has with the Tote
is allowed to disappear.
And, in March this year, the Tote
's future was thrown into further uncertainty following an Office of Fair Trading ruling that the Tote
amounted to an anti-competitive monopoly.
To invest in a state-owned Tote
when the state-owned broadcaster is closing its door on racing might look like madness.
He added: "A vibrant government backed Tote
could easily take off.
Our sport was the reason behind the Tote
's creation, is central to its business, and the initial Labour manifesto commitment in 2001 pledged to sell the Tote
to racing 'to allow it to compete commercially, with all long-term profits invested in the sport'.
It is too late to resurrect fundamental questions about who owns the Tote
, too late to secure the Tote
's long-term monopoly of pool betting on British horseracing, too late to buy the Tote
for less than its full market value, and probably too late to buy the Tote
for its full market value except at a price established in direct competition with other potential buyers.
It then had an example of a horse (incorrectly spelt) from 2016 (yes, the date is correct) whose Tote
win return of 90.
began its journey as a privately-owned corporation and nearly 40 years lacer, continues to conduct business in the same manner.
Our focus here is on smaller tote
versions -- ones that are machine-washable -- perfect for a trip to the beach, picnics, a bike ride, or even a trip to the grocery store.
supplies pari-mutuel tote
services to 94 racing facilities in North America, including Churchill Downs and New York Racing Association tracks, and 11 facilities in Korea, Mexico, Spain and other foreign markets.
1) Cut two pieces of fabric (12 inches-by-9 inches) for the outside of the tote
and two for the lining.
Racing's biggest sponsor, the Tote
, will spend more than pounds 2.
Some items, such as air filters, consume a large amount of tote
space but are very light.