Tag Archives: Arena Racing Company

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 receives approval for Hilton Hotel at Doncaster Racecourse

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Arena Racing Company (ARC) has received approval for an ‘exciting project’ which ‘marks a new era’ for Doncaster Racecourse. Construction of a new Hilton Garden Inn on the west side of the course will commence at the start of 2017, with the hotel scheduled to open in the summer of 2018. Hilton Garden Inn Doncaster Racecourse will provide quality accommodation …

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ARC introduces Northern Stayers Series with Sun Bets

Arena Racing Company (ARC) has announced the brand new Northern Stayers series in association with Sun Bets, which is designed to support grassroots jump racing in the North of England. The Sun Bets Northern Stayers Series will consist of eleven qualifiers across ARC’s Northern jump racecourses, before a final worth £20,000 at Newcastle on Saturday 18 March 2017. The first race …

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Sun Bets confirmed as new All-Weather Championships sponsor

Sun Bets, the sports betting website powered by Australian gambling giant Tabcorp, has been confirmed as the new sponsor of the Mile division in the 2016-17 All-Weather Championships. Sun Bets joins fellow Authorised Betting Partners, 32Red and Betway, as category sponsors in the competition. The 2016-17 All-Weather Championships will run from Thursday 27th October through to Finals Day at Lingfield …

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Sky Bet to sponsor Summer Sprint Series at Royal Windsor

Arena Racing Company (ARC) and Royal Windsor Racecourse have announced that Sky Bet will be headline sponsors of the new Summer Sprint Series. The Sky Bet Summer Sprint Series will consist of nine qualifying races run over five and six furlongs. Each race will be worth at least £10,000, including two £20,000 handicaps.  The Sky Bet Summer Sprint Series Final …

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ARC’s Tony Kelly to join Hong Kong Jockey Club

Racecourse owner Arena Racing Company has announced that Managing Director Tony Kelly is set to leave the company at the end of July. Kelly will take up the role of Executive Director Racing Business & Operations with the Hong Kong Jockey Club in the autumn. Kelly joined the company in August 2004 as Group Finance Director of Northern Racing Ltd …

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