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BetBright makes five-figure donation to injured jockeys charity

Bookmaker BetBright has donated £10,000 to the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund, after Ireland defeated Britain British 17-11 at this year’s Cheltenham Festival. The BetBright Cup is awarded to the country with the greatest number of Cheltenham Festival winners. Following the Irish victory, the winning BetBright Cup Irish captain, snooker player Ken Doherty received the trophy on the last day of …

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BetBright Cup winner gets £10,000 for Injured Jockeys Fund

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BetBright has announced that the winning BetBright Cup captain will receive a £10,000 donation to the Injured Jockeys Fund of their respective country on their behalf. Formerly the Prestbury Cup, the BetBright Cup is awarded to Great Britain or Ireland, depending on who gets the greatest number of winners at the Cheltenham Festival. Rich Ricci, BetBright Chairman, said: “The prize …

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Thornton and Ó hEochagáin to lead BetBright Cup teams at Cheltenham Festival

Retired jockey Robert ‘Choc’ Thornton, and Irish TV personality and racehorse owner Hector Ó hEochagáin have been named respective Great Britain and Ireland captains for the 2016 BetBright Cup. Formerly the Prestbury Cup, the BetBright Cup is awarded to the country with the greatest number of Cheltenham Festival winners. Great Britain took the inaugural crown in 2014 and secured a narrow …

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Racing powerhouse Rich Ricci joins BetBright as Chairman

Irish online bookmaker BetBright this Saturday confirmed the appointment of Rich Ricci as its new Executive Chairman. Ricci (51) the former Director of Corporate Investments for Barclays Bank, is one of UK racing’s most successful owners with his stables having provided champion studs such as Douvan, Faugheen and Min. Following press speculation that Ricci would join BetBright, the operator unveiled …

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