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Greyhound racing to be shown on TRP’s channel

A new deal has been struck allowing 1,619 Greyhound fixtures to be shown on The Racing Partnership’s channel (TRP). The Bookmakers Technology Consortium (BTC) and Arena Racing Company (ARC) have reached the agreement for the races to be shown, which will commence on 1st January 2018, and will see greyhound racing being shown on ARC’s TRP channel. As part of …

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William Hill to open ARC trackside betting facilities

UK racetrack operator Arena Racing Company (ARC) has confirmed that FTSE-listed bookmaker William Hill will operate new betting facilities within six of its syndicated race-courses. The bookmaker is set to manage betting facilities ARC tracks; Doncaster, Lingfield Park, Royal Windsor, Southwell, Wolverhampton and Worcester. William Hill and ARC management expect the facilities to be installed within all six racetracks by …

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Ladbrokes Coral and The Racing Partnership end commercial stand off

Following a commercial standoff, Ladbrokes Coral PLC (Ladbrokes Coral) and The Racing Partnership (TRP) have announced that a media rights deal has been agreed.  The deal will take effect immediately, ensuring Ladbrokes Coral’s 3,820 betting shops in the UK and Ireland will show racing from 15 Arena Racing Company (ARC) owned racecourses and seven independent racecourses. The deal will also …

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Marathonbet takes up headline sponsorship at Brighton Festival

Brighton Racecourse

Brighton Racecourse and Arena Racing Company (ARC) has announced that Marathonbet will be the headline sponsor of the racecourse’s Festival of Racing. The Marathonbet Festival of Racing, which takes place between Wednesday 9 August and Friday 11 August, will see branding for the online bookmaker displayed throughout Brighton Racecourse. Marathonbet will also be engaging with fans in the run up …

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William Hill takes title sponsorship of St Leger Festival

Agreeing to terms with racecourse operator Arena Racing Company (ARC), William Hill will become the new title sponsor of the St Leger Festival, a heritage event for UK racing stakeholders. Signing a three-year deal, the four-day festival will now be rebranded as ‘The William Hill St Leger Festival’ (13-16 September). Further to its sponsorship, William Hill has boosted the prize …

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Arena Racing promotes Jon Pullin to Racing Director

UK racecourse operating firm Arena Racing Company (ARC) has confirmed the appointment of Jon Pullin as its new Racing Director. Pullin is promoted from within the firm, having previously held the title of Racing Operations Director, he takes over the ARC executive position from Stephen Higgins who will depart the firm to join the Hong Kong Jockey Club. A racing …

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Arena Racing appoints Antony Hopkins as new Director of International

UK racecourse management group Arena Racing Company (ARC) has today confirmed the appointment of Antony Hopkins as its new Director of International Markets. A racing industry commercial veteran, Hopkins joins ARC leadership from retail betting products supplier and media supplier SIS, where he served as Head of International Business Development (2006-2017). Confirming the appointment of Hopkins, ARC governance stated that …

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Arena Racing strengthens Greyhound position acquiring Newcastle & Sunderland properties from William Hill

UK racetrack operator Arena Racing Company (ARC) has acquired Newcastle and Sunderland greyhound stadiums from FTSE-listed bookmaker William Hill. Updating the market, ARC governance snatched the deal from racing and greyhound media rights provider SIS who had agreed to purchase the assets from William Hill last February. Newcastle and Sunderland greyhound races will now be added to the Greyhound Media …

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ARC racecourses get LIVE with Sun Bets

Seeking to further engage audiences at its racecourses during 2017, Arena Racing Company has formed a ‘live entertainment’ partnership with new UK online bookmaker Sun Bets. Starting this Saturday 20 May at Doncaster Racecourse ARC and Sun Bets launch ‘Sun Bets Music Live’ which will see international chart topping performers appearing across ARC’s racecourses this summer. Sun Bets have booked …

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Ladies First…bet365 secures Silk Series betting partnership

Arena Racing Company (ARC) has announced that bet365 will be the official betting partner of its Silk Series promoting female horseracing. The Silk Series which hosts its inaugural race at Lingfield Park this afternoon, is a new initiative that sees female jockeys, both professional and amateur, compete in races hosted on nine Ladies Days across ARC racecourses in 2017. Lingfield Park …

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