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BHA assesses flu risks and restarts racing with enhanced biosecurity

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In a late night announcement, The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has announced a ‘risk-managed return’ to racing will take place from Wednesday this week after a hiatus caused by an outbreak of equine flu. After consultation with its veterinary committee, and based on the latest tests conducted by the Animal Health Trust, the BHA’s Chief Regulatory Officer Brant Dunshea has …

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£1m ‘third party’ punter case delayed

The £1m dispute between Irish student punter Megan McCann and the world’s largest bookmaker, bet365, has been further delayed as both parties reassess their arguments for the case. The hearing, which could have significant implications for the way terms and conditions are viewed in a legal sense and also potentially the ability for operators to screen who is betting with …

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The Jockey Club submits plans for Kempton Park sell-off

Historic UK racecourse Kempton Park (Surrey) could be closed down by The Jockey Club as the racing group looks to secure approximately £500 million from its property in order to fund future racing projects. Yesterday Jockey Club governance in partnership with Redrow Plc submitted planning process proposals to Spelthorne Borough Council who had recently issued a ‘call for sites’ to …

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Jessica Bridge picks her Tipster Challenge winners at Nottingham

After first taking the Tipster Challenge in Catterick back in early March, Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes is back for a second attempt at Nottingham today. Jessica, part of the PR team at Ladbrokes, has made live or recorded broadcasts across every major UK television and radio platform, including BBC News, ITV, Channel 4, Sky News, Sky Sports News, CNN, CNBC, …

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Alex Carr of Pinnacle Sports takes the Tipster Challenge at Bath

Alex Carr, Affiliate Program Manager at Pinnacle Sports, becomes the latest expert to take the Tipster Challenge at Bath. He has been in the iGaming industry for 6 years, and joined Pinnacle Sports in January 2016 to oversee an ambitious expansion of Affiliate Marketing activities. He is extremely passionate and enthusiastic about all things sport, with interests ranging across a …

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21bet’s Sarah Shannon takes the Tipster Challenge at Chester

After another unpredictable day in the Tipster Challenge Series at Ascot last week, Sarah Shannon of 21bet has signed up to represent the Guests in Week 16 at Chester. Sarah has been a sports writer for the 21bet team since the UK’s newest bookie launched back in March. She is a passionate tipster and a qualified sports journalist with over …

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Betfred’s Michael Whittle takes the Tipster Challenge at Epsom

After a breakthrough week for Timeform at Newmarket, our attention turns to Epsom to see if they can close the gap on the top three in the Tipster Challenge. For this week, the 14th in the series, they will also be going up against another debutant in the competition, Michael Whittle of Betfred. Michael has been the Sports Acquisition Executive …

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Charlie McCann of BetVictor makes Tipster Challenge debut

After taking a week’s break, the Tipster Challenge series resumes today at Nottingham for Week 12. In a big week for Racing, ahead of Saturday’s Grand National, we have Charlie McCann of BetVictor representing the table topping Guests. Charlie has worked for BetVictor since 2011, previously as the Director of Online Public Relations, before becoming Head of Communications in May 2015. …

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Tipster Challenge – Nicholson picks his winners at Wincanton

It’s time for Week 8 in the Tipster Challenge! Let’s find out if Ed Nicholson from Unibet can handle the pressure of keeping the Guest team on top of the leaderboard! Ed has been professionally involved in racing and betting for nearly 25 years, having started with Ladbrokes in 1993, and is currently Head of Racing and PR at Unibet. He …

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