Tag Archives: AP McCoy

OpenBet launches new campaign to highlight performance ahead of Grand National

Sports betting and igaming technology provider OpenBet has launched a new marketing campaign ahead of the 2015 Grand National – ‘One Year. One Platform. One Billion Bets’. celebrates the total number of bets the omni-channel supplier handled last year and has been designed to coincide with the world’s most famous steeplechase, which fuels OpenBet’s busiest day of the year. The one …

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UK bookmakers fear McCoy Grand National wipe-out!

UK bookmakers are in fear of a Grand National wipe-out if legendary jockey Tony (AP) McCoy wins his last Aintree Steeplechase ride this Saturday. William Hill and Ladbrokes have estimated that £150 million will be wagered on McCoy who rides race favourite Shutthefrontdoor who is currently priced at 7/1. The popular jockey has been receiving early wagers from racing fans …

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Records broken as Cheltenham Festival enters British sporting agenda

The 2015 Cheltenham Festival posted four days of consecutive record breaking attendance, with racing crowds of +68,000 gathering daily at Cheltenham Racecourse. The success and drama of this year’s Cheltenham Festival has placed the event firmly on the British sporting calendar and more importantly racing back in the public’s sporting agenda. Cheltenham 2015 will be remembered for its dramatic headlines …

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William Hill lines up UK sports stars for Cheltenham charity ‘Tipping Challenge’ for NSPCC

William Hill has lined up some of the biggest names in UK sports to raise money for the NSPCC during the Cheltenham Festival 2015 by putting the sports stars racing tips to the test. The William Hill ‘Tipping Challenge 2015′ will invite sports stars such as World Champion boxers Carl ‘The Cobra’ Froch and Ricky ‘The Hitman’ Hatton to pick …

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Bookmakers gear up for legendary Cheltenham Festival 2015

UK bookmakers are gearing up for four days of enticing racing at the 2015 Cheltenham Festival (10-14 March), as UK Racing’s biggest event prepares to say goodbye to champion rider AP McCoy. McCoy a Cheltenham legend with three Champion Hurdles, two Gold Cups and a Champions Chase win, will be looking to add to his festival haul for one last …

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Titanbet UK backs AP McCoy for Cheltenham 2015

Titanbet.co.uk are giving customers a free £10 bet for every day AP McCoy rides a winner at next week’s Cheltenham Festival. The Festival will be the 19-time Champion Jockey’s last following a glittering career that has seen him triumph in three Champion Hurdles, two Gold Cups, and a Champion Chase so far. To celebrate, Titanbet.co.uk are offering his fans £10 to …

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Racing Post launches saddle up Twitter charity campaign for Cheltenham

Racing fans can book their ride on day one at the 2015 Cheltenham Festival by having their personal Twitter names embossed on the saddle cloths worn by the runners in the Racing Post Arkle Chase (2.05pm, Tuesday, March 10). Social media users retweeting @RacingPost and #SupportOurJockeys before Friday, March 6 will trigger a £1 donation from Racing Post to the Injured Jockeys Fund (IJF) and Irish Injured Jockeys …

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