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188BET extends partnership with champion jockey Silvestre de Sousa

188BET has announced that it will extend its sponsorship agreement with 2017 Champion Jockey Silvestre De Sousa. The Brazilian flat racing jockey has created a substantial lead over his closest competitors this season, having run over 150 winners he will officially claim the title of Britain’s champion jockey for 2017 on British Champions Day at Ascot this Saturday. The 36 year …

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bettingexpert stays in second despite strong showing at Ascot

Carlisle - Tipster Challenge

Square in the Air director Ben Cleminson and bettingexpert’s Stephen Harris made a flying start in the Tipster Challenge at Ascot by sharing success across the first four races. However, neither managed to find the long odds winners in the final two races of the day, which left Harris in second place despite increasing his weekly average with a 12.00-point …

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Square in the Air targets Tipster Challenge lead at Ascot

Carlisle - Tipster Challenge

Square in the Air director Ben Cleminson has signed up to challenge the current Tipster Challenge leader, Sarah Shannon from OneBet, by providing tips for today’s six race card at Ascot. Cleminson will be hoping that his ‘Nap of the Day’ Happy Like A Fool can produce the goods in the 3:05, while Stephen Harris of bettingexpert has promoted the …

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Royal Ascot gets China streaming coverage boost with Sina Sports deal

Updating the market, Ascot Racecourse management has signed a media deal with Chinese digital sports broadcaster Sina Sports to stream its flagship Royal Ascot event. The partnership will see Sina Sports stream the final three days of Royal Ascot across its platforms. Deal stakeholders inform that the partnership could see Royal Ascot reach up to 213 million Chinese households. The …

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Ascot sticks with Betfred Tote for launch of ‘AscotBet’ pools in 2018

Updating the market, the management of Ascot Racecourse has confirmed that it will launch its ‘AscotBet’ pool betting system in 2018. The product will be developed in-partnership with Betfred’s Totepool, who will end its trackside pools monopoly on July 2018, opening the market to new incumbents. Ascot management stated that following a review of options, it had decided to keep …

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William Hill agrees programme sponsorship with ITV Racing

ITV & William Hill

William Hill has agreed a one-year partnership with ITV to become the programme sponsors of the broadcaster’s new racing coverage. The bookmaker will sponsor almost 100 days of live racing across the main channel and ITV4, in addition to a magazine preview programme on ITV4 featuring bespoke William Hill idents. ITV’s racing coverage will be led by the former Sky …

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Paddy Power hopes to find the #MissingType at York Races

This week’s Tipster Challenge Guest is Paddy Power, Director of Communications for his namesake company. A graduate from Dublin University, Power has worked in all facets of the business, including risk control, operations and marketing. The Irish bookmaker is completely unique within the industry, with entertaining advertising campaigns and often controversial betting markets. Just last month, they initiated an advertising …

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Luke Tarr of Star Sports picks his Pontefract race winners

Luke Tarr, Head of Public Relations at Star Sports, is back for a second tilt at the Tipster Challenge at Pontefract. After returning 16.50 points on his first outing in May, he will be hopeful of extending the Guest’s lead at the top of the leaderboard. Star Sports will be competing against SBC News, Timeform and Stephen Harris, the Horse …

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Favourites first policy helps bettingexpert into contention

It was a good day for bettingexpert in the Tipster Challenge at Ascot, as Stephen Harris’ favourites first policy returned winners from the first 3 races and 11.25 points. Meanwhile, SBC News chipped in with victories for Lady Aurelia and Usherette to edge clear at the top of the table. That was because Trevor Keane drew an unfortunate blank for …

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Trevor Keane of Sportego takes the Tipster Challenge at Ascot

After a day for short price winners last time out at Haydock, Stephen Harris has come in with a revised approach for Royal Ascot, backing the favourite in each of the first 3 races. Can he close the 18-point gap at the top of a competitive Tipster Challenge leaderboard? Stephen, the Horse Racing Guru at bettingexpert, will be up against 2nd …

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