Tag Archives: Cheltenham

Titanbet UK backs AP McCoy for Cheltenham 2015

Titanbet.co.uk are giving customers a free £10 bet for every day AP McCoy rides a winner at next week’s Cheltenham Festival. The Festival will be the 19-time Champion Jockey’s last following a glittering career that has seen him triumph in three Champion Hurdles, two Gold Cups, and a Champion Chase so far. To celebrate, Titanbet.co.uk are offering his fans £10 to …

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Racing Post launches saddle up Twitter charity campaign for Cheltenham

Racing fans can book their ride on day one at the 2015 Cheltenham Festival by having their personal Twitter names embossed on the saddle cloths worn by the runners in the Racing Post Arkle Chase (2.05pm, Tuesday, March 10). Social media users retweeting @RacingPost and #SupportOurJockeys before Friday, March 6 will trigger a £1 donation from Racing Post to the Injured Jockeys Fund (IJF) and Irish Injured Jockeys …

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Ladbrokes employee takes Betting Shop Manager Award

Adam Hurley of Ladbrokes has scooped the 2014 Betting Shop Manager of the Year award. The manager of the Winchecombe Street branch in Cheltenham beat a strong final eight, also including Ladbrokes’’ Kirsteen Sutherland who was the regional winner for Scotland. Hurley, who has been with the company since the age of 18, commented: “I’m so honoured to have won …

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5 conclusions from Ladbrokes’ performance woes

bettingexpert.com Racing editor Stephen Harris digests the latest Ladbrokes woes and identifies five implications for the industry. The headlines in the press said it all last week as the beleaguered bookmaker suffered yet another dire set of results, particularly when compared with William Hill, Paddy Power and Bet365. But what do these shocking figures mean for the industry as a …

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BHA shuffles 2015 fixture list to avoid clash

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The British Horseracing Authority (BHA), in conjunction with Jockey Club Racecourses (JCR), British Champions Series and Channel 4, is pleased to announce a series of alterations to the Fixture List from 2015 with the result of ensuring that Cheltenham’s Showcase meeting is no longer held on the same day as QIPCO British Champions Day in mid-October. The Showcase meeting will …

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OLBG.com extends Cheltenham Mares’ Hurdle Race sponsorship

Online sports betting affiliate OLBG.com has announced that it will extend its sponsorship of the Mares’ Hurdle Race at Cheltenham Festival. The extension of the deal will see OLBG.com sponsor the hurdles race for a further five years (sponsorship ends 2020). Cheltenham Festival organisers, announced that the Mares’ Hurdle had been upgraded to a Grade One race, this will mean …

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Gala Coral Group warns of retail closures

UK betting and gaming company Gala Coral Group has warned of inevitable shop closures and job losses, in the wake of the Government’s continued crackdown on fixed odds betting terminals. Despite reporting an eight per cent rise in turnover, now standing at £302m, a strong Cheltenham, the addition of 10 new shops and a successful live streaming launch, the business, which runs …

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Paddy Power tops Festival offers

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The increasingly competitive world of money-back offers helped leading online betting service and affiliate FREEBETS.com enjoy its “best ever” Cheltenham Festival. Last week’s National Hunt racing extravaganza from Prestbury Park saw bookmakers launch their annual assault on player recruitment and retention and the FREEBETS.com team has been busy logging and ranking the wide range of offers and promotions. Paddy Power …

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Bookies Fund Wi-Fi at Cheltenham

UK Bookmakers have donated a vast sum of money in order to improve the Wi-Fi  network at the historic Cheltenham Racecourse. The group consisting of Coral, BetVictor, Ladbrokes, William Hill, Paddy Power and bet365, have donated to the racecourse management in order to improve mobile access and connection for punters at the Cheltenham Festival. In previous race years certain areas …

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Coral to sponsor Alan Brazil’s talkSPORT show

Bookmakers Coral have signed a deal with talkSPORT, the world’s biggest sports radio station,  to become the new betting partner of the station’s flagship show – the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast. The partnership will see Coral sponsoring a daily on air betting slot on talkSPORT’s breakfast show, called the Coral Daily Download, where Coral’s resident experts, Simon Clare and David …

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