Tag Archives: Aintree Grand National

Horse racing excluded from government’s spectator return schedule

Horse racing will not feature in the government’s schedule of 12 sporting events which will see the large scale return of spectators to venues. Crowds are due to return to horse racing on 17 May, during the third stage of the government’s planned schedule, which will begin on 15 May with the FA Cup final the debut event. Although the …

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Paddy Power becomes headline sponsor of ITV Racing

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has been announced as the new headline sponsor of ITV Racing, beginning on 1 January 2021. The agreement was negotiated by MediaCom, and includes broadcast, catch up, digital, social, podcast and licensing rights. In addition Flutter Entertainment brands will feature in the ITV Racing App, and Betfair will sponsor ITV Racing’s Saturday morning programme The Opening …

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Oddschecker US election traffic trumps 2016 figures

As the US election has dominated the news over the last few days, oddschecker has revealed that the election night on 4 November 2020 was the highest day for traffic in its 21-year history. The affiliate stated that the traffic on election night was 19.4% higher than its previous highest day, which was 14 April 2018 for the Aintree Grand …

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