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TRP confirms broadcasting partnership with Pelaw Grange

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The Racing Partnership (“TRP”) has unveiled the expansion of its broadcasting portfolio, agreeing a deal with  Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) and Pelaw Grange Greyhound Stadium to broadcast greyhound racing from the County Durham track on its platform. Pelaw Grange will feature on the TRP betting shop service from next month, providing a regular Sunday evening fixture to the channel, replacing …

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ARC partners with RaceTech for HD horseracing coverage

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The Arena Racing Company (ARC) has appointed RaceTech to provide its outside broadcast facilities, in a move which will see the new service coincide with the launch of Sky Sports Racing. Appointing the company to provide High Definition (HD) coverage of all horseracing fixtures from 1 January 2019, ARC also details that HD images are to be broadcast to independent …

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Paddy Power takes BAGS live across its retail premises

Paddy Power has signed up to take BAGS (“Bookmakers Afternoon Greyhound Service”) greyhound content live via its TV channel across its 631 shops. Director of The Racing Partnership, Mark Kingston, said: “We are delighted that Paddy Power has joined other betting shop operators in being able to show BAGS greyhound fixtures on their channels.   The BAGS schedule comprises over …

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GMG strikes content agreement with BAGS for Greyhound Racing

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A minimum of 1,619 greyhound fixtures from 12 established tracks are to be made available to the betting industry from the start of 2018. This follows a new agreement between Arena Racing Company (ARC), who represent the media interest of Greyhound Media Group (GMG), and the Bookmakers Afternoon Greyhound Service (BAGS). Dominic Ford, Chairman of BAGS, added: “BAGS has been …

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Greyhound racing to be shown on TRP’s channel

A new deal has been struck allowing 1,619 Greyhound fixtures to be shown on The Racing Partnership’s channel (TRP). The Bookmakers Technology Consortium (BTC) and Arena Racing Company (ARC) have reached the agreement for the races to be shown, which will commence on 1st January 2018, and will see greyhound racing being shown on ARC’s TRP channel. As part of …

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Arena Racing appoints Antony Hopkins as new Director of International

UK racecourse management group Arena Racing Company (ARC) has today confirmed the appointment of Antony Hopkins as its new Director of International Markets. A racing industry commercial veteran, Hopkins joins ARC leadership from retail betting products supplier and media supplier SIS, where he served as Head of International Business Development (2006-2017). Confirming the appointment of Hopkins, ARC governance stated that …

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The Racing Partnership agrees three-year deal with FRB

The Racing Partnership (TRP) and the Federation of Racecourse Bookmakers (FRB) have agreed a deal, which means that on course bookmakers represented by the FRB will make their prices available for the exclusive use of TRP. The agreement will run from January 1 until the end of 2019. This deal follows on from one signed earlier in the year with …

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Paddy Power bolsters retail racing content with The Racing Partnership (TRP)

Updating the market, Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) has announced that it has agreed a long-term racing media rights deal The Racing Partnership (TRP). The partnership will see TRP content distributed throughout PPB’s Paddy Power retail betting estates from the 1 January 2017. TRP racing content will now include UK all-weather racing from Lingfield Park, Southwell and Wolverhampton tracks. Additionally, Paddy …

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The Racing Partnership secures on-course payments agreement with BRBA

The Racing Partnership (“TRP”) has reached an agreement with the British Racecourse Bookmakers Association (“BRBA”) to administer payments to on-course bookmakers who provide their betting shows to the new betting shop channel. TRP will provide exclusive coverage to Licensed Betting Offices (“LBOs”) of all races from Doncaster, Lingfield Park, Wolverhampton, Royal Windsor, Worcester and Southwell – the first six of …

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The Racing Partnership gains Irish boost

Arena Racing’s broadcast joint venture  ‘The Racing Partnership’ (“TRP”) has announced that it has gained a significant number of new Irish betting partners, strengthening its overall racing coverage Irish bookmakers joining TRP services include Boylesports, Sean Graham, Bar One, Track Sports, Bambury, Tully, Fox’s and Mulholland. The bookmaker additions see TRP bring the total number of UK and Irish betting …

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