Tag Archives: southwell

SIS may appeal High Court judgement on ARC data rights

Grosvenor Sport

The High Court case around data rights between the two main horseracing broadcasters to the betting industry has come to an end, with  Sports Information Services (SIS) being found guilty of breaching the confidentiality of Arena Racing Company’s Raceday Data, but not on the more serious charges of conspiracy by unlawful means or copyright infringement of database rights. SIS said it may …

Read More »

BHA assesses flu risks and restarts racing with enhanced biosecurity

Grosvenor Sport

In a late night announcement, The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has announced a ‘risk-managed return’ to racing will take place from Wednesday this week after a hiatus caused by an outbreak of equine flu. After consultation with its veterinary committee, and based on the latest tests conducted by the Animal Health Trust, the BHA’s Chief Regulatory Officer Brant Dunshea has …

Read More »

Worcester and Southwell to see 7bets4free.com series return

With only two week to go until the start of Worcester’s season, Arena Racing Company (ARC) and 7bets4free.com have announced the return of the Fixed Brush Hurdle Series. Taking place at Worcester, on its 300-year anniversary, and Southwell racecourses, the series will begin on Thursday May 10, encompassing 42 qualifying races, before a £30,000 final makes it way to Worcester …

Read More »

At The Races set to launch stride data from ARC racecourses

Copyright: gabe123 / 123RF Stock Photo

Stride data, comprising metrics around Stride Length and Frequency, from Arena Racing Company (ARC) racecourses is now available on At The Races‘ website, in a development that has been dubbed “ground breaking.” This marks the first time that stride information has been published on this scale, with it stated that data is being collected for every runner, by every furlong …

Read More »

BHA hands trainer £2,000 fine over horse mix-up

Pontefract - Copyright: phil_bird / 123RF Stock Photo

After an identity mix-up with two of his horses at Southwell last month, trainer Ivan Furtado has been handed a £2,000 fine by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA). The mix-up at Southwell was the second time an incident like this has happened within six months, after an incident at Yarmouth last July that saw Fyre Cay, the well-backed odds-on favourite …

Read More »

In-race data a British Racing first at Wolverhampton

This week fixtures at Wolverhampton Racecourses became the first in British Racing to have sectional timing and in-race data shown on screen by At The Races. It means that viewers of At The Races are now able to see, in real time, a wealth of new information on the screen which includes, the speed of the leading horse, the time …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Dafabet looks to increase ‘Guests’ lead in the Tipster Challenge

John Cruces, Head of Marketing Operations at Dafabet, is the latest industry expert to take the Tipster Challenge on SBC News. He will be competing as the ‘Guest’ tipster at Yarmouth Races, alongside regulars Stephen Harris and Timeform. Cruces arrives at a favourable time, after Darren Haines (Heavyweight Sports) stretched the Guests lead to over 15 points last time out. …

Read More »

Charlie McCann of BetVictor makes Tipster Challenge debut

After taking a week’s break, the Tipster Challenge series resumes today at Nottingham for Week 12. In a big week for Racing, ahead of Saturday’s Grand National, we have Charlie McCann of BetVictor representing the table topping Guests. Charlie has worked for BetVictor since 2011, previously as the Director of Online Public Relations, before becoming Head of Communications in May 2015. …

Read More »

Tipster Challenge – Jessica looks to bridge the gap at Catterick

Week 9 takes us to Catterick, as Stephen Harris tries to keep bettingexpert on top of the Tipster Challenge leaderboard! He will be taking on SBC News, Timeform and Guest tipster, Jessica Bridge. Jessica, part of the PR team at Ladbrokes, has made live or recorded broadcasts across every major UK television and radio platform, including BBC News, ITV, Channel …

Read More »