Tag Archives: ARC Racing

Year in Review: Industry overcomes regulatory hurdles

As the year draws to a close and the betting sector prepares for an exciting 2019, SBC is looking back on 12 months that was filled with innovation, regulation and an abundance of landmark moments. The Gambling Commission released its biannual report for September 2018, detailing the latest statistics in the gambling industry from throughout the year. The report covered …

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ARC plans for 1,000 betting shop closures with £3m prize cuts

Arena Racing Company (ARC) is set to be tightening its belts following the Government’s decision to crackdown on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs), announcing a reduction to its prize-money contribution by £3 million in 2019. The racetrack operator told The Racing Post that further reductions in prize money could not be ruled out, and that ARC “simply cannot continue” to maintain its …

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ARC announces multimillion investment for redevelopment of Bath Racecourse

Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) governance has announced a multimillion investment plan to develop the facilities at Bath Racecourse. The proposals have been submitted for planning approval to Bath and North East Somerset Council. If approval is granted it will ensure Bath Racecourse becomes a premier sporting, leisure and business facility and supports ARC’s ambitions to continue to invest in its …

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ARC confirms changes to racing management following the departure of Jim Allen

ARC Racing has confirmed that Director Jim Allen has decided to leave the company at the end of the year. Allen who has been with the racing operator since 2001, leaves to set up his own training yard in the US. Stephen Higgins who joined ARC at the start of the year will take over Allen responsibilities in the newly …

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