Tag Archives: George Irvine

At the Races pens exclusive Hong Kong racing rights deal

At The Races (ATR) and Sky Sports Racing are to be the new exclusive, non-terrestrial, broadcast home of Hong Kong racing in the United Kingdom and Ireland until July 2022, it has been revealed today. Revealed by ATR and The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), who have overseen racing in the territory since 1984, it’s to see a record £120m …

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Hong Kong Jockey Club appoints Square in the Air as UK PR lead

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has informed that industry marketing and communications firm Square in the Air has been appointed its PR lead representative for UK activity. HKJC appoints Square in the Air ahead of the start of a new Hong Kong racing seasion this Sunday 3 September. Updating stakeholders, George Irvine, Commingling Development Director at Hong Kong Jockey …

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Racecourse Media adds HKJC racing content to broadcast schedule

Updating its clients and stakeholders, Racecourse Media Group has informed that it will begin to broadcast racing content from Hong Kong on UK TV channels of Sky 432, Virgin 536 and Freeview 231. Having entered a content partnership with the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), Racecourse Media extends its Asian racing coverage.  Moving forward the specialist broadcaster will now show …

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Betfred, Coral and Ladbrokes offer bets into Hong Kong pools

Betfred, Coral and Ladbrokes punters in the UK will be able to place bets on the pari-mutuel pools in Hong Kong, following an agreement between the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) and the UK Tote. The bookmakers will accept bets both online and in betting shops for the HKJC’s tote pools, although fixed-odds betting will not be available. SIS will …

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SIS appoints Bissett as operations manager

Greyhound racing operator SIS, has announced the appointment of Gordon Bissett as Operations Manager. The former Ladbrokes Stadia Operations Controller will take over SIS greyhound race course duties in the new year, having most recently consulted for Racing Post Greyhound TV and Bookmakers Greyhound Services Limited (BAGS). Bissett who has over 30 years’ experience in racing and betting, will also …

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