Tag Archives: Jockey Club Racecourses

Jockey Club brings back £1m Chase Triple Crown prize money

The Jockey Club has outlined plans to award £1m in prize money to horses which can win the three most prestigious Grade One staying chases in the new 2019-20 season, in a bid to increase engagement with racing in the UK. The prize money, which will be the biggest bonus in jump racing, will be awarded to the owner, trainer, …

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William Hill to service Jockey Club Racecourses in five year deal

William Hill has announced a new five year betting shop deal with the Jockey Club Racecourses (JCR), which will see the bookmaker commence retail operations at JCR’s portfolio of racecourses. The agreement will see deployment across all 15 JCR tracks, with provisions of a high street betting shop experience to stretch to a minimum of 31 on-course facilities. Succeeding current …

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188BET to sponsor next month’s Summer Plate Ladies’ Day

The biggest and richest racing day of the year at Market Rasen Racecourse has a new backer. Online bookmaker 188BET will become the sponsor of Summer Plate Ladies’ Day in association with Lincs FM, which this year falls on Saturday 21st July. The summer meeting regularly attracts over 8500 visitors, features the showpiece £50,000-listed steeplechase – the most valuable race …

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Fast rising star becomes first JCR group wide ambassador

Jockey Club Racecourses (JCR) has announced a first of its kind partnership for the group, with Bryony Frost now its first group wide ambassador. Through the new link up, Frost is set to work with JCR in aid of the promotion of British racing, which will be done though media work, personal appearances, social media channels and a regular blog. In …

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Smarkets enters horseracing sponsorship

London headquartered Smarkets has agreed a horseracing sponsorship deal for the very first time, as revealed in The Racing Post. The betting exchange has entered the agreement with The Jockey Club, covering 35 fixtures throughout 2018, beginning at Wincanton this coming Saturday (January 6). Covering 11 of The Jockey Club’s 15 strong racecourse portfolio, including Aintree, Epsom, Haydock and Sandown, …

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The Jockey Club in record prize money contributions

The Jockey Club has announced a record £4.2m increase in prize money contributions in 2018, with Jockey Club Racecourses (JCR) also set to commit £27.1m to prize money from its own resources, at all levels of the sport and subject to abandonments. Total race values spread across its 15 strong racecourse portfolio is set to exceed £53m, another record, and …

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Betway to sponsor Kingmaker Chase and Kingwell Hurdle

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Betway has added to its horse racing portfolio by sponsoring the Kingmaker Chase and Kingwell Hurdle for the south west region of Jockey Club Racecourses. The company has agreed to sponsor the Grade 2 Betway Kingmaker Novices’ Chase at Warwick on February 11, which has been won in the past by greats such as Long Run and Finian’s Rainbow, along with …

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188BET agrees 50-race partnership with Jockey Club Racecourses

Fisher & 188BET

188BET has agreed a new 50-race partnership with Jockey Club Racecourses, which will include sponsorship of the Grade 2 Haldon Gold Cup at Exeter in November, the Grade 2 Old Roan Chase at Aintree in October and the whole card for this Saturday’s Prelude Hurdle Day at Market Rasen. The sponsorship will run from this month until January 2017, with …

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