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3% Boost To French Prize-Money In 2011
France Galop released figures overnight which "Britain & Ireland can only dream about", confirming "French racing will buck the world-wide recessionary trend by increasing prize-money by 3% for 2011 to about €175 million (A$2.42 million)" reported racingpost.com. France's tote monopoly system "ploughs roughly 8% of turnover back into racing".