Tag Archives: Horse Racing

The Racecourse Association strengthens condemnation of antisocial behaviour

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Trade association for 59 British racecourses, The Racecourse Association (RCA) has emphasised its condemnation of antisocial behaviour at British courses. Working alongside The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) and The Horsemen’s Group, the RCA aims to best serve the interests of its 59 racecourse members, assisting them with legal, professional and technical advice as they strive to reach their goals. Responding …

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Racing Post Touch product gets informative new feature

Racing Post B2B has further improved its popular Racing Post Touch product, with the addition of full form for horseracing. Racing Post Touch has been a permanent fixture in a number of betting shops and now the Racing Post B2B team aim to broaden the horizons of the product by introducing full form for horse racing. The addition of full …

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Matchbook launches 0% commission offer on all sports

Following on from a successful start to the year, Matchbook has announced two fresh offers for both new and existing customers of the betting exchange. Any new customers that sign up for a Matchbook account before June 14th, will get commission free betting on all sports, until the end of 2018. As well as this, Matchbook’s commission free horse racing …

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How britbet is bringing innovation to pool betting

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Aiming to bring some much needed innovation to the pool betting landscape, britbet recently unveiled a plethora of new pool betting markets, as it looks to grow the value and target market of pool betting. We spoke to David Williams, the Director of Communications at britbet who detailed the importance of britbet’s fresh approach to pool betting, as well as …

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BETDAQ brings in renowned trainer as brand ambassador

BETDAQ have signed Grade 1-winning National Hunt and Flat trainer Gavin Cromwell as brand ambassador. The partnership, which begins immediately, will see the well-connected and successful Cromwell share racing views and insights with the exchange’s multi-sport content site, betdaqtips.com. Cromwell, who previously worked with the likes of Gordon Elliot and the late Dessie Hughes, is best known for multiple Grade …

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Britbet unveils fresh approach to pool betting

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Britbet has revealed details of some of its new bet types which will arrive on British racecourses this summer when the new pool betting operation launches. The pool betting operation has also outlined its ambition to deliver a flexible approach to take-out rates across their bet types for online Britbet customers. As well as the familiar win and place pools, …

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Kindred enriches sportsbook offering with new racing platform

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Continuing to place a greater emphasis on its racing product, Kindred Group has developed and launched a new proprietary racing platform for its UK and Irish customers. The new platform will offer customers a 24-hour service across all major racing territories and will serve as a strong complement to the group’s existing sportsbook products. The launch of this new platform …

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Ladbrokes extends retail lay-to-lose policy

Bringing its racing policy in line with that of Coral’s, Ladbrokes has extended its ‘lay to-lose’ horse racing bets guarantee, which will be spread across all the operator’s retail outlets. As first reported by the Racing Post, The group had already put in place a policy to lay bets to lose no less than £5,000 per capita on all races …

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“Fresh” horse racing setup on LeoVegas gets Timeform data boost

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Smoother ‘Next Off’ navigation, a clearer race overview and more detailed information about previous performances for each runner are just some of the improvements made to the horse racing coverage on LeoVegas. This is after LeoVegas implemented the new racing client from Kambi and improved race data from Timeform, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Paddy Power Betfair. Timeform specialises in collecting, …

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Horse racing plays “non-dismissible” role in Spain market growth

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Horse racing has enjoyed 200% growth in the Spanish market in the last five years, from €21 million in 2013 to a “non-dismissible” €90 million in online turnover during 2017. Online gaming revenue in Spain reached €560 million in 2017, with sports betting accounting for 55.57% of this figure. In play fixed odds and pre-event fixed odds betting made up …

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