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Horse racing - 26 Sep 2016 - Events
January 28th 2017 will mark the inaugural running of The Pegasus World Cup Invitational, the world’s richest thoroughbred horse race, with a purse of $12 million USD.
Horse racing - 21 Sep 2016 - Events
(London, 21 September 2016) Genius Sports, a global leader in sports data technology, commercialisation and integrity services, has been selected by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) to develop and provide an automated Price Monitoring System that will further enhance the BHA’s integrity analysts’ ability to identify and investigate irregular betting patterns in real-time.
Horse racing - 20 Sep 2016 - Events
Two major British-based horseracing rights holders will be showcasing their businesses together at one of the world’s largest sports conventions.
Horse racing - 20 Jul 2011 - Events
Wednesday 20 July 2011 – Leaders in Racing, the new conference covering the international business of horseracing, which takes place in London on 6th October 2011, is delighted to announce The Jockey Club as a Founding Partner of the event.
Horse racing - 28 Jul 2004
The racing fixtures for 2005 were released today (Wednesday, 28th July) by Horse Racing Ireland (HRI), the National Authority for Racing.
Horse racing - 22 Jul 2004
The British Horseracing Board today publishes the Fixture List for 2005. Next year's List is comparable to 2004's, which underwent major structural changes. It sees a small, further increase in the total number of programmed fixtures in order to build on the racegoer and punter-friendly improvements made for 2004.
Horse racing - 13 Jul 2004
The 45,000 people who attended the three day Budweiser Irish Derby festival this year, contributed to a strong performance by Irish racing in the first six months of 2004. Figures released today (Tuesday 13th July, 2004), by Horse Racing Ireland, the National Authority for Racing, showed gains across all main areas.
Horse racing - 02 Jul 2004
Leading British bookmaker, Coral, and Sandown Park have signed a new three-year sponsorship deal for one of Britain’s premier flat races, the Group One Coral-Eclipse Stakes, taking this longstanding association through to 2006.
Horse racing - 10 Jun 2004
British Racing's commitment to modernisation has taken another major step forward with the announcement by the BHB today that it will be implementing a wide-ranging series of changes to the financial, administrative and governance structure of racing outlined in a 42 page document entitled 'The Modernisation of British Racing'.
Horse racing - 05 May 2004
Leopardstown Racecourse and R & A Bailey & Co. are today delighted to announce a new and prestigious sponsorship agreement for the €1 million flagship race – the Irish Champion Stakes. This sponsorship agreement, which will initially run from 2004 to 2006 inclusive, means that the internationally renowned race will from now on be known as The Baileys Irish Champion Stakes.
Horse racing - 06 Apr 2004
Horseracing hit the jackpot on Saturday, with a level of interest that has been unprecedented in recent years. British viewing figures for the Martell Cognac Grand National peaked at 10.3 million, dwarfing those of the FA Cup fixture. Over 600 million people are estimated to watch worldwide, with £200 million being gambled on the race. To complete the picture, Aintree Racecourse figures show attendance is higher than it has been for generations.
Horse racing - 01 Apr 2004
The Cheltenham Festival is over for another year, but there’s no time to get the blues because the world’s biggest race is just around the corner! You can join in the thrill of the Martell Cognac Grand National by organizing your own sweepstake with friends or colleagues - and it couldn’t be easier than using the kit available at
Horse racing - 25 Feb 2004
The Irish National Hunt Festival which will take place from April 27th to April 30th 2004 can now boast record prize money of over €1.7 million representing a 12% increase of the total 2003 prize fund, retaining its high profile status as the highlight of the National Hunt season in Ireland.
Horse racing - 31 Jul 2003
The racing fixtures for 2004 were released today (Thursday, 31st July) by Horse Racing Ireland (HRI), the National authority for racing.
Horse racing - 30 Sep 2002
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Breeders’ Cup Limited and Guinness today announced that an agreement in principle has been reached for Guinness to become a sponsor of NTRA/Breeders’ Cup and the $13 million Breeders’ Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.
Horse racing - 02 May 2002
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Triple Crown Productions and ESPN reached an agreement to renew multiple horseracing series and special event programming through 2008, the three organizations announced today.
Horse racing - 28 Jan 2002
The Chairman of the Dubai Racing Club, Mr Ali Khamis Al Jafleh, and the Chairman of the Melbourne Racing Club, Mr Kevin Hayes today announced the formation of a partnership creating a new era in international horse racing.
Horse racing - 20 Dec 2001
Construction equipment giant JCB will make its debut as a sponsor of horseracing by backing the Grade One JCB Triumph Hurdle, which is run at Cheltenham Racecourse on the last day of the National Hunt Festival, Thursday, March 14, 2002.
Horse racing - 19 Nov 2001
BBC Worldwide and attheraces have concluded a groundbreaking deal for BBC Worldwide to handle the non-betting international broadcast distribution rights for all race meetings held at 49 British racecourses contracted to attheraces.
Horse racing - 25 Sep 2001
The Chairman of World Racing Championships Ltd, Mr J E Bassett III, announced on Friday 21 September that, following discussions with Emirates, it had been mutually agreed that - in the current international climate - the sponsorship by the airline of the Emirates World Series will conclude at the end of the current contract (31 December 2001).
Horse racing - 19 Sep 2001
Super 12 Racing, the new company set up to promote the collective commercial rights of Britain’s top 12 racecourses, has appointed Sportsworld Media Group as its exclusive sponsorship agency.
Horse racing - 23 May 2001
Channel 4 Television is delighted to announce the signing of a one-year deal for UK terrestrial rights to French horseracing. The centrepiece of this deal will be live coverage of the Arc weekend.
Horse racing - 18 May 2001
The international television rights to the 2001 Epsom Derby have been secured by BBC Worldwide in a deal with United Racecourses.
Horse racing - 25 Apr 2001
The Executive of Cartmel Racecourse regret to announce the cancellation of the May Bank Holiday race meeting, scheduled to take place on 26th, 28th and 30th May, 2001. The racecourse is unable to comply with current British Horseracing Board policy with regard to restrictions imposed during the ongoing Foot & Mouth outbreak.
Horse racing - 02 Apr 2001
The British Horseracing Board has ruled that Cheltenham cannot stage the postponed three-day Festival on April 17, 18 & 19 because the Gloucestershire course falls within a foot and mouth infected area.
Horse racing - 27 Mar 2001
It was announced today that Gerrard, a leading UK private client investment management company, is to make a further investment in horseracing by increasing its series of 2-year-old flat races from seven races last year to ten races in 2001. The new 'Gerrard 2YO Bonus Series’ (previously branded as the Capel Cure Sharp 2YO Bonus Series) will again be linked by a bonus scheme of £100,000.
Horse racing - 14 Mar 2001
Cheltenham Racecourse announces that it has agreed with the British Horseracing Board new dates for the Cheltenham National Hunt Meeting. The dates are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, April 17, 18 and 19.
Horse racing - 28 Feb 2001
Cheltenham Racecourse continues preparing for the National Hunt Festival on Tuesday, March 13, Wednesday, March 14 and Thursday, March 15. This follows the joint announcement from the British Horseracing Board and the Jockey Club today, Tuesday, February 27, that racing has been temporarily suspended from Wednesday, February 28, up to and including Tuesday, March 6, following the foot and mouth outbreak.
Horse racing - 26 Sep 2000
£650,000 Prize Money as New Season Starts at Wincanton
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