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SIS may appeal High Court judgement on ARC data rights

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The High Court case around data rights between the two main horseracing broadcasters to the betting industry has come to an end, with  Sports Information Services (SIS) being found guilty of breaching the confidentiality of Arena Racing Company’s Raceday Data, but not on the more serious charges of conspiracy by unlawful means or copyright infringement of database rights. SIS said it may …

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Silk Series expansion welcomes four new tracks into the fold

An expansion of the Silk Series has been revealed by the Arena Racing Company (ARC), with races from an extra four races set be encompassed into the 2018 offering. Ahead of International Women’s Day tomorrow (March 8), Goodwood, Hamilton Park, Musselburgh and York Racecourses have been announced as joining the initiative, which launched in 2017 across nine ARC tracks. The enterprise gives female jockeys a chance to compete for a share of £150,000, including the £20,000 final which will take place once again on Ladies Day of the William Hill St Leger Festival at Doncaster Racecourse, on Thursday 13 September 2018, Held across thirteen popular summer racedays, with points accrued at each depending on finishing positions, the series also raises funds and awareness for Cancer Research UK. Susannah Gill, ARC Director of External Affairs, said, “We were all absolutely delighted with the reception that The Silk Series got from the racing community and wider sports industry last year, and we are very pleased to welcome our new racecourse partners in Goodwood, Hamilton Park, Musselburgh and York. “All four racecourses will help to increase the opportunities for female jockeys to compete on popular racedays and give a valuable contribution to raise the profile of The Silk Series. “We hope interest in The Silk Series will continue to grow this summer, and look forward to competitive racing as we did last year, with Megan Nicholls a very worthy winner of The Tufnell Trophy” Jockey Hollie Doyle, who passed the 100 career wins barrier in January, acts as a Silk Series ambassador, and commented: “Last summer, The Silk Series offered a number of the female jockeys the opportunity to ride that they might not have had before, and the chance to ride for new trainers as well, which is key to helping progress your career. “I’m absolutely delighted to be involved again this year and look forward to sharing my thoughts and views on being a professional jockey with my blog”

An expansion of the Silk Series has been revealed by the Arena Racing Company (ARC), with races from an extra four tracks set be encompassed into the 2018 offering. Ahead of International Women’s Day tomorrow (March 8), Goodwood, Hamilton Park, Musselburgh and York Racecourses have been announced as joining the initiative, which launched in 2017 across nine ARC tracks. The …

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At The Races set to launch stride data from ARC racecourses

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Stride data, comprising metrics around Stride Length and Frequency, from Arena Racing Company (ARC) racecourses is now available on At The Races‘ website, in a development that has been dubbed “ground breaking.” This marks the first time that stride information has been published on this scale, with it stated that data is being collected for every runner, by every furlong …

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Ron Hearn crowned Betting Shop Manager of the Year

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Ron Hearn of JenningsBet has been crowned the 2017 Racing Post/SIS Betting Shop Manager of the Year. The 57-year-old, who has a betting shop career spanning 40 years, the last six of which have been spent with JenningsBet, beat seven other finalists from Ladbrokes, Coral, Megabet, Paddy Power Betfair and William Hill. Hearn, who told the Racing Post: “It is …

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William Hill to open ARC trackside betting facilities

UK racetrack operator Arena Racing Company (ARC) has confirmed that FTSE-listed bookmaker William Hill will operate new betting facilities within six of its syndicated race-courses. The bookmaker is set to manage betting facilities ARC tracks; Doncaster, Lingfield Park, Royal Windsor, Southwell, Wolverhampton and Worcester. William Hill and ARC management expect the facilities to be installed within all six racetracks by …

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SIS agrees broadcast deal with Doncaster and Harlow

SIS has announced a deal with Doncaster and Harlow greyhound tracks for the exclusive rights to distribute live pictures and data to betting offices and online operators worldwide. The deal follows up on last week’s SIS announcement to show greyhound racing from Central Park and Henlow Greyhound tracks. The deal will be seen as a step in the right direction …

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ARC racecourses get LIVE with Sun Bets

Seeking to further engage audiences at its racecourses during 2017, Arena Racing Company has formed a ‘live entertainment’ partnership with new UK online bookmaker Sun Bets. Starting this Saturday 20 May at Doncaster Racecourse ARC and Sun Bets launch ‘Sun Bets Music Live’ which will see international chart topping performers appearing across ARC’s racecourses this summer. Sun Bets have booked …

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AppBet horse racing tipster picks her Wincanton winners

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The horse racing tipster for AppBet, the providers of a free online service combining odds comparison and integration with betting accounts, has supplied expert tips for today’s Tipster Challenge. Sarah Shannon has been the AppBet horse racing tipster since the app’s conception back in 2015. A passionate tipster with over five years’ experience in the betting industry, she is currently …

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Betting Gods amongst men at Doncaster?

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Darren Moore of Betting Gods has provided his picks for Doncaster this week as he looks to prove his mettle in the Tipster Challenge.  Moore is the Director at professional sports tipster network and here he provides SBC readers with his best bets across six races.  He will be going up against 10th placed Stephen Harris and the experts from …

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TRP dispute sees ARC shut down Ladbrokes racetrack betting points

Arena Racing Company (ARC) has ordered Ladbrokes to shut down its six racecourse properties due to its ongoing content dispute with joint-venture subsidiary The Racing Partnership (TRP). The bookmaker has been told that retail points at Doncaster, Wolverhampton, Lingfield, Worcester, Southwell and Windsor racetracks will be shut down for an ‘indefinite period’. ARC’s decision follows legal charges by TRP against …

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