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William Hill agrees long-term media rights partnership with The Racing Partnership

William Hill and The Racing Partnership (TRP) today announce they have agreed a long-term media rights deal. As a result of the deal William Hill will buy betting shop media rights directly from TRP, which represents 15 Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) owned racecourses and seven independent racecourses. This is the first time the company has purchased media rights directly from …

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ARC introduces Northern Stayers Series with Sun Bets

Arena Racing Company (ARC) has announced the brand new Northern Stayers series in association with Sun Bets, which is designed to support grassroots jump racing in the North of England. The Sun Bets Northern Stayers Series will consist of eleven qualifiers across ARC’s Northern jump racecourses, before a final worth £20,000 at Newcastle on Saturday 18 March 2017. The first race …

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Betway expands presence within UK racing by securing sponsorship of ARC’s ‘All-Weather Championships’

Arena Racing Company (ARC) has confirmed UK racing Authorised Betting Partner (ABP) Betway as sponsor of its fourth season of the All-Weather Championships. The bookmaker takes lead sponsorship of three categories – the Sprint, Middle Distance and Marathon categories. Confirming the  multi-year deal, Betway joins ABP boomaker 32Red as category sponsors for the upcoming All-Weather Championships. The Middle Distance championship …

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Arena Racing launches £100,000 ‘Silk Series’ for Women’s Sport Week

During Women’s Sport Week, Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) is delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new race series for female jockeys – The Silk Series. This Silk Series is a new initiative designed to provide female jockeys, both professional and amateur, with the opportunity to participate in races hosted at nine Ladies’ Days at ARC racecourses in 2017. …

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BHA publishes UK racing 2017 fixture list

The British Horseracing Association (BHA) has published its fixture list for UK racing 2017, announcing year-round racing on Saturday evenings and three meetings to be staged for the first time on Good Friday. 1,496 fixtures are scheduled to take place over 363 days in 2017, 14 more than in 2016, while there will be an extra day of racing owing …

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Sky Bet to sponsor Summer Sprint Series at Royal Windsor

Arena Racing Company (ARC) and Royal Windsor Racecourse have announced that Sky Bet will be headline sponsors of the new Summer Sprint Series. The Sky Bet Summer Sprint Series will consist of nine qualifying races run over five and six furlongs. Each race will be worth at least £10,000, including two £20,000 handicaps.  The Sky Bet Summer Sprint Series Final …

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Newcastle Racecourse installs all-weather track in time for 188BET Raceday

Newcastle Racecourse management has confirmed the successful installation and trial of its new tapeta all-weather track at Gosforth Park Racecourse Following a testing undertaken by 40 horses, British Horseracing Authority (BHA) inspectors cleared the new track for sanctioned racing. The racecourse will now open in time for the first 188BET All-Weather Raceday on 17 May. a £60,000 seven race card …

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Press Association secures ARC data delivery partnership

UK race course operator Arena Racing Company (ARC) has confirmed the appointment of the Press Association as its official data delivery partner. The Press Association will be charged with maintaining and delivering ARC horseracing data to retail and online bookmakers via its multi-content distribution platform. The partnership will aim to come into effect by June 2016 when Press Association will …

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Phumelela and ARC announce media rights deal for South African horseracing

Phumelela Gaming and Leisure (Phumelela) and Arena Racing Company (ARC) have announced a major media rights deal which will ensure that South African horseracing will continue to be available to be broadcast in UK and Ireland betting shops until the end of 2022. Under the current terms of the deal, which is dated from June 1st 2016 to the end …

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Great Yarmouth ready for next summer after £300,000 investment

Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) has made a £300,000 investment to ensure Great Yarmouth Racecourse has a first class racing surface, including one of the best straight turf mile courses in this country, and the track will commence its racing season on Wednesday 8 June 2016. To date the new home straight has received positive feedback from jockeys who have ridden …

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