Hainan’s old racecourse site in the east of Haikou has been turned into a residential project. Photo: Sidney Leng Hainan’s old racecourse site in the east of Haikou has been turned into a residential project. Photo: Sidney Leng
Hainan’s old racecourse site in the east of Haikou has been turned into a residential project. Photo: Sidney Leng
China economy

In Hainan’s new free-trade zone, horse racing and betting dream still has many furlongs to go

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Hainan’s old racecourse site in the east of Haikou has been turned into a residential project. Photo: Sidney Leng Hainan’s old racecourse site in the east of Haikou has been turned into a residential project. Photo: Sidney Leng
Hainan’s old racecourse site in the east of Haikou has been turned into a residential project. Photo: Sidney Leng
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