Racing enthusiasts, bettors and bookmakers turn to Racing Post for news, analysis and data on horseracing. Launched in 1986 by Sheikh Mohammed as a daily newspaper, it has since developed into a multi-media business, and has diversified to cover other sports, including football. Private equity firm Exponent invested an undisclosed sum for a majority stake in 2016. Chief executive and editor-in-chief Alan Byrne, 54, led the London-based company to profits of £12.8m in 2015.

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Company details
Year2017
CompanyRacing Post
ActivityRacing publisher
LocationCentral London
Profits £000 12,795
Sales £000 56,114
Staff275
Founded1986
Websitewww.racingpost.com