Tag Archives: Sky Sports Racing

MansionBet and Coral join Betway as ARC All Weather Championship partners

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The Arena Racing Company (ARC) has made a number of changes to the format of the All-Weather Championship, including adding MansionBet and Coral to its portfolio of partners. In preparation for the ninth season of the championship, the two operators will join longstanding partner Betway as sponsors of races throughout the campaign. Coral will sponsor the Fillies & Mares and …

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TPD to showcase racing live graphics at £4m QIPCO British Champions Day

Total Performance Data (TPD) will trial its in-running graphics on-course visualisation solution at this Saturday’s ‘QIPCO British Champions Day’ hosted at Ascot (16 October).  Spectators of European racing’s most valuable raceday will be amongst the first to see TPD’s in-running graphics visualisation, which follows successful trials by Sky Sports Racing during its broadcast of the William Hill Racing League. The …

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Sky Sports Racing unveils ‘stellar’ line-up ahead of Racing League launch

Sky Sports Racing’s coverage of the upcoming inaugural Racing League will be fronted by  a ‘stellar’ line-up of on-screen talent. An anchor team of Alex Hammond, Josh Apiafi and Leonna Mayor will be joined by special guest presenters to provide ‘unique insight’ including David Lloyd, Michael Holding and Rosie Tapner. The brand new Racing League – which will be broadcast …

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Sky Sports and TRP align with Newbury Racecourse in rights deal

Sky Sports Racing and The Racing Partnership (TRP) have secured a ‘significant’ agreement with Newbury Racecourse. Under the terms of the five-year partnership , all of Newbury’s 29 annual race meetings will be broadcast on Sky Sports Racing, adding a portfolio of prominent fixtures across both Flat and Jump to the broadcaster’s schedule from January 2024. Among those are the …

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Sky Sports Racing backs BHA’s ‘Step on Track’ careers programme 

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has partnered with Sky Sports Racing to launch its new ‘Step on Track’ education and careers programme.  Targeting 16-to-19-year-olds over the course of half-term (26-30 October), Sky Sports Racing will host a series of Zoom sessions involving prominent racing figures discussing their careers, education and personal journeys within horseracing. ‘Step on Track’ is the newest …

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UK racing remains hopeful for crowd pilot events

Racecourse officials are awaiting news from the UK government regarding which fixtures will be permitted to host pilot events as racing inks plans to bring back crowds. A crowd of 5,000 were originally due to attend the final day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival last month, alongside four bookmakers. However, these plans were scuppered following an announcement by Prime Minister …

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Ascot adds three-year extension to Sky Sports Racing deal

Ascot Racecourse has extended its agreement with Sky Sports Racing and Attheraces.com which will cover all of Ascot’s 25 annual fixtures until at least 2024. The extended agreement, which was initially signed in March 2019, covers non-terrestrial television in the UK and Ireland. At The Races will continue to manage licensing and distribution of Ascot races for live streaming to …

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PM casts doubt over imminent resumption for professional sport

An imminent return of professional sport remains unclear as Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled his staged plan to ease the coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Addressing the four nations of the UK last night, Johnson revealed a three-part strategy to kickstart the economy and reopen society. However, no mention to professional sports was made, casting uncertainty over when the sporting calendar will …

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