Ladbrokes Replaces Hennessy as Newbury Gold Cup Sponsor
The Hennessy Gold Cup was an extremely popular fixture on the UK horse racing calendar ever since it was first established in the late 1950s, but nothing lasts forever and the long-standing association with Hennessy came to an end in 2016.
William Hill All Set for ITV Racing Launch
It was announced a couple of months ago that William Hill would sponsor coverage of UK horse racing when ITV Sport take over from Channel 4 at the start of 2017, and sports fans now have less than a week to wait until the first show airs on New Year’s Day.
Bookies to Offer Hong Kong Pools Betting
Bettors in the United Kingdom will soon be able to get involved in horse racing action from Hong Kong thanks to a deal made between the UK Tote and the Hong Kong Jockey Club.
32Red New Sponsor of King George VI Chase
The Jockey Club has announced that 32Red will be the new sponsor of the King George VI Winter Festival which takes place at Kempton Park on 26 and 27 December.
Mon 5th Sep 2016
Bookmakers Lose at Glorious Goodwood
Glorious Goodwood lived up to its name for bettors this year, with the popular Big Orange winning the Goodwood Cup on Thursday at a starting price of 11/4 and the even more popular Franklin D winning the Betfred Mile on Saturday at 7/4.
Mon 1st Aug 2016
Horse Racing Industry Explores Alternatives to Tote Betting
The need for a ‘pool betting service that delivers for racegoers, punters and the sport’ has prompted horse racing officials to start discussing options for what will happen when Betfred’s exclusive right over the Tote expires in 2018.
Tue 5th Apr 2016
Bookmakers Get Set for the 2016 Grand National
Bookmakers across the country are getting ready for the Crabbie’s Grand National Festival, which takes place at Aintree Racecourse from this Thursday 7th until Saturday 9th April.
Mon 4th Apr 2016