Tag Archives: horseracing

British horseracing pulls together with new tripartite structure

British horseracing is entering another new era after agreeing a tripartite structure for governance of the sport. In what it is describing as ‘a landmark moment in the history’ of British Horseracing, the industry’s major stakeholders have signed a Members’ Agreement, which in theory allows it to act in a unified manner, with the major stakeholders making strategic decisions for …

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Once in a Lifetime Horse! American Pharoah signs off with $5 million Breeders Classic Cup victory

This weekend saw American Pharoah sign off his career in style, winning the $5 million Breeders Classic Cup at Keeneland (Fort Knox – Kentucky). Pharoah was already the toast of US racing having completed the first Triple Crown in 32 years winning US grand slams’ at the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and The Belmont Stakes. However Saturday’s ‘Fort Knox’ victory …

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Q Racing: The biggest challenge is keeping on top of changes

SBC caught up with Chris Johns, one half of Q Racing – a professional tipster service that operates off the www.bettinggods.com site, to find out what makes a tipster tick. SBC: How did you get into the tipping game? CJ: I have had an interest in horse racing most of my adult life and subscribed to and bought many, many …

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Darren Moore: Extra effort needed to promote better class horseracing

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Owner of BettingGods.com and horseracing tipster Darren Moore believes that horseracing can do more to appeal to a wider customer base. SBC: What do you believe horseracing needs to do to appeal to a wider audience? Darren Moore: The large number of people who work during the week and rarely get the chance to go or watch racing should be …

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SIS shows support for British Racing School

SIS, supplier of products and services to the retail and online betting markets, has signalled its continued support for grassroots horseracing through sponsorship of the British Racing School. SIS’ support means that BRS students stand an even better chance to follow in the footsteps of school alumni including champion jockeys Seb Sanders and Paul Hanagan. The sponsorship will deliver new …

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Gala Coral launches Legends of Racing slot

Continuing a busy summer of exclusive game development and launches, Gala Coral has released Legends of Racing, an online slot game available on desktop browsers, mobile and tablet.  It is the latest game designed and developed by the company’s in-house studio CR Games. This latest release is in partnership with Rewards4Racing and features some of the biggest names in flat racing …

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A look at the trends in the UK betting market

Adelina Moisan of EveryMatrix takes a look at some of the recent findings that have emerged about player behaviour in the UK betting market and the implications for the industry. The Brits are a nation of thrill seekers, at least according to a study on the UK betting behaviour published by Smart Live Gaming. From the looks of it, online …

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Darren Moore: Betting Gods provides ‘profitable, reliable and consistent tipsters’

Darren Moore, founder of tipping website Betting Gods, explains how a focus on quality means that its customers remain happy and its tipsters remain at the top of their game. SBC: What does the Betting Gods service provide that sets you apart from the competition? We feel we’re more personal than most of the big tipster networks out there, with …

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Coral gets Ben de Lisi to design Royal Ascot dress

Over 350,000 race goers will descend upon Royal Ascot this month – one of Britain’s most popular horse racing events. However it is becoming as well known as being a famous fashion event of the sporting calendar as it is for the horseracing. To reflect that, bookmaker Coral has created the ultimate fashion homage to the races – a designer …

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Racecourses see 10% uplift in media rights revenues

The 34 British racecourses affiliated to Racecourse Media Group (RMG) received £74.4million in media rights revenues in 2014 – a 15% increase on 2013. These revenues, which are paid via licence fees, are generated from: Licensed Betting Office (LBO) payments to Turf TV (betting shop service provider) Racing UK (multi-platform subscription channel) Internet (Bet2View streams) GBI Racing (international TV betting and …

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