Tag Archives: John Baker

Betway makes key additions to Aintree partnership

Online bookmaker Betway continues to expand its racing sponsorship portfolio confirming that it will sponsor this weekend’s Aintree ‘Many Clouds Chase’ and ‘Grand Sefton Handicap’ fixtures. The betting group has been a principal sponsor at the Merseyside track since signing a deal to sponsor the Grand National meeting starting in 2017, and the latest agreement will see Betway take on two …

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Equine welfare organisations out in force at Aintree

This years Randox Health Grand National is to once again see a host of leading equine welfare organisations and charities come together, highlighting a variety of factors which affect Britain’s horses. Joining the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) will be the RSPCA, World Horse Welfare, British Horse Society and Retraining of Racehorses (RoR), under the banner of The Horse Comes First, …

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Betway lands official Grand National betting partnership

Independent bookmaker, Betway has signed a seven-figure three-year deal with Aintree Racecourse to become the official betting partner of this year’s Grand National Festival, to be held on Thursday 6th – Saturday 8th April. Increasing its profile withing UK racing, Betway adds the high coverage sponsorship to its existing sports portfolio which includes sponsorship of  the Champion Chase at the …

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Aintree & Channel 4 push back Grand National to 17:15 start

Officials of Aintree Race Course have confirmed that the 2016 ‘Crabbies Grand National’ will be run at 17:15 UK Time – 9 April. The one hour push back will aim to help TV scheduling for the race during a busy UK sporting weekend.  Having examined 2015’s  Grand National audience figures, Aintree officials and UK broadcaster Channel 4 decided to push back …

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