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Horse racing - 15 Nov 2004
Dundalk has emerged as the sole racecourse being considered for development of the first all-weather racetrack in Ireland. At its meeting today (Monday 15th November, 2004) the Board of Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) set out the circumstances in which they could provide funding for the all-weather facility at Dundalk.
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 - 25 Feb 2003
Arena Leisure has promoted Kate Hills to Head of Marketing and Public Relations for the racing division within the group.
Horse racing - 19 Sep 2002
attheraces, the horseracing media rights company owned equally by Channel 4, BskyB and Arena Leisure, is to carry advertisements and sponsorship having completed a three-year performance-related deal with Dolphin Television Ltd.
Horse racing - 05 Jun 2002
attheraces today announced the appointment of Ian Hogg as Chief Operating Officer.
Horse racing - 28 May 2002
attheraces, the horseracing media rights company owned equally by Channel 4, BSkyB and Arena Leisure, has secured an agreement with Satellite Information Services (SIS) to provide live racing pictures and audio from its 49 contracted racecourses to a number of overseas jurisdictions.
Horse racing - 05 Mar 2002
Interactive agency tentendigital has been appointed by attheraces to set-up its interactive digital TV (iDTV) betting service. tenten is providing creative and technical services covering the template design and functionality of the user interface.
Horse racing - 11 Dec 2001
attheraces, the horseracing media rights company, today launched its racing information and betting website, which precedes the launch of the attheraces digital television channel next May.
Horse racing - 22 Nov 2001
attheraces plc today announced that its website has successfully completed extensive testing and audit procedures with the Tote. The Company is therefore launching the site on Tuesday, 11th December.
Horse racing - 14 Aug 2001
attheraces CEO Chris Stoddart today announced the appointment of three additional members of his senior management team to supplement the recruitment of Marketing Director Gavin Bisdee.
Horse racing - 22 Jun 2001
Chris Stoddart, CEO for Go Racing said: 'Go Racing and its shareholders (Arena Leisure, BSkyB, Channel 4) welcome the British Horseracing Board’s approval of our proposal. We believe that new value will be generated for all parties in racing as a result.
Horse racing - 20 Jun 2001
An intensive period of negotiations has taken place over recent days, involving the lead advisers, negotiators and key principals of both The British Horseracing Board (BHB) which have included Peter Savill, Chairman of the BHB and Go Racing.
Horse racing - 18 Jun 2001
Christopher Stoddart CEO for Go Racing commented: 'Go Racing is disappointed that an agreement could not be reached with the BHB regarding a pre race data licence. Our offer to the industry last November was for all rights, present and future.
Horse racing - 14 Jun 2001
Go Racing, whose shareholders are Channel4, BskyB, Arena Leisure, and who have been involved in negotiations with racing for two years, today announced that a major condition of their Agreement with 49 racecourses, namely the supply of pre-race data by the BHB, has not been fulfilled.
Horse racing - 14 May 2001
By the expiry of Go Racing's Friday 11th May 2001 deadline, the consortium is delighted to confirm that a further 17 British racecourses have joined forces with Go Racing.
Horse racing - 04 May 2001
Go Racing is delighted to confirm that, following the enthusiastic vote for the consortium’s contract by the RCA earlier this week, it has now reached the necessary level of acceptances from Britain's 59 racecourses to trigger its deal to acquire media and related rights to British racing.
Horse racing - 17 Apr 2001
The Go Racing consortium, formed by Channel 4, BSkyB and Arena Leisure, has great pleasure in announcing that GMTV's Managing Director, Christopher Stoddart, will officially take up the reins as Chief Executive from May 2 this year.
Horse racing - 17 Apr 2001
The Go Racing consortium believes that its contract offers the best value and financial returns for the UK horseracing industry. The strength, commitment and opportunity provided by the Go Racing partners – BskyB, Channel 4, Arena Leisure, the BBC and ntl – provides a significant platform to take the UK horseracing industry forward.
Horse racing - 21 Dec 2000
Arena Leisure Appoints Director of Racing
Horse racing - 29 Nov 2000
Racecourse Association Chooses Go Racing Media Rights Bid
Horse racing - 16 Nov 2000
NTL Goes Exclusive With Go Racing Bid<br>
Horse racing - 01 Nov 2000
Arena Leisure Consortium Plans £750m Jackpot for British Racing
Horse racing - 12 Oct 2000
Arena Leisure signs exclusive deal with BSkyB and Channel 4 <br>
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