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Racing Post begins new era as ‘Spotlight Sports Group’

Reflecting its enlarged enterprise and expanded services, the Racing Post Group has unveiled its new corporate identity as the ‘Spotlight Sports Group’. The legacy racing publisher details that its new identity better represents its four core media divisions of Racing Post (news & media), Apsley (affiliate marketing), ICS (content services) and ANZ Bloodstock (stud breeding). Alan Byrne, Chief Executive of …

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Racing Post adds Betfair markets to racing app

The Racing Post has confirmed that it has integrated Betfair sportsbook markets within its free iOS mobile app and mobile website, allowing readers to place direct bets on Betfair horseracing and greyhound markets. Branded as the most comprehensive tool for racing enthusiasts, the Racing Post app delivers daily racecards, results, expert tips, the latest breaking news and live race streaming. …

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Racing Post expands into the US through Pickwise partnership

Racing Post has continued its expansion of its digital business into the United States after securing an agreement with Pickwise.  The duo first joined forces at the beginning of 2019 and will now go stateside after Pickswise obtained a New Jersey vendor licence. Pickwise has confirmed that it is looking to secure vendor licenses in a number of other states.  …

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Paddy Power’s Sandra Gilmartin wins ‘Betting Shop Manager of the Year’ award

Sandra Gilmartin has been announced as the new Racing Post/SIS Betting Shop Manager of the Year, becoming the first Paddy Power store manager to take the title. Gilmartin, 49, operates Paddy Power’s Cross Cheaping branch in Coventry and was announced as the winner earlier this week when she received her award from TV personality Chris Hughes at the JW Marriott Grosvenor …

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Racing Post supports Tote’s ‘Ten to Follow’ return

Racing Post will help drive audience engagement and interest in a revamped Tote by providing its comprehensive range on content services to operator UK Tote Group, optimising the promotion of the ‘Tote Ten to Follow’ game relaunch. The partnership sees Racing Post provide full support of Tote products and services across print and digital platforms and will supply the pool …

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Racing Post B2B boosts bookmaker football packages

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Racing Post B2B has enhanced its operator ‘football content packages’, with the addition of further engagement features bringing punters closer to the action than ever before. Boosting bookmaker engagement, Racing Post B2B has strengthened its football content with the inclusion of confirmed line-ups, audio commentaries and new audio goal alerts. Furthermore, bookmakers will have access to pre-match expert analysis provided …

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HKJC prize bumps up Betting Shop Manager of the Year award

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has added further prestige to this year’s ‘Racing Post/SIS Betting Shop Manager of the Year’ award, confirming that the winner will be further rewarded with a ‘once a lifetime trip’ to Hong Kong. Racing Post and SIS have whittled down a final field of 24 shop managers, competing for the award which will be …

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Racing Post B2B appoints Alan Casey as Trading Partnerships lead

Racing Post B2B continues to revamp its senior management structures, confirming the appointment of Alan Casey to the position of Head of Trading Partnerships. Casey joins Racing Post B2B from online betting exchange BETDAQ (GVC Holdings), where he formerly served as Commercial Manager and API lead. Updating the market, Racing Post B2B details that Casey will be a key stakeholder …

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Chelmsford calls on horsemen to help offset prize-money cuts

Following recent cuts to prize money across the racing scene, Chelmsford Racecourse has called for further support from horsemen to offset the drop in revenues as a result of loss in media rights. After the introduction of FOBT legislation, which dropped machine stakes from £100 to £2, an estimated 1,100 betting shops have closed their doors which has subsequently resulted …

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Racing Post confirms bet365 as first customer of its international content API

Racing Post has confirmed leading online bookmaker bet365, as the first customer of its newly launched ‘international racing content’ API, which allows betting stakeholders to significantly broaden their racing inventory, showcasing all major racing jurisdictions across the globe. The announcement sees bet365 deepen its existing content partnership with Racing Post, choosing to gain in-depth information on South African racing, such as racecards, …

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