Tag Archives: Newbury Racecourse

BetVictor secures Gold Cup sponsorship via multi-fixture Newbury deal

Online betting operator BetVictor has secured a multi-fixture sponsorship agreement with Newbury Racecourse for the remainder of 2021, including the Gold Cup. The collaboration will see the firm sponsor sponsorship of 41 races across 13 reacedays throughout the year, beginning with the BetVictor March Opening Weekend on 5 and 6 March, featuring the Betvictor ‘Greatwood’ Gold Cup. In addition, the …

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Newbury Racecourse signs new deal with MansionBet

Newbury Racecourse signs new deal with MansionBet

The annual Grade 1 Challow Hurdle race at Newbury Racecourse and its supporting card is set to gain a new sponsor in the form of MansionBet, as part of a new two-year deal.  This forms part of a wider partnership between MansionBet and Newbury Racecourse where the Challow Hurdle takes place. Newbury Racecourse’s Sponsorship Manager Lara Johnston said: “2020 has …

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Bookmakers support racing with additional streaming and data fees

Bookmakers have agreed to offer a much-needed cash boost for horseracing during the second coronavirus lockdown, after confirming that they will pay additional fees on existing streaming and data deals until 2 December. The extra revenue from online operators will help racecourses to make up for some of the funding shortfall caused by the widespread closure of betting shops in …

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Unibet invests into mental health initiative with Newbury sponsorship

In a move which seeks to improve the accessibility to racing for those suffering with mental health problems, Kindred Group-subsidiary Unibet has confirmed it has made an investment into #GoRacingGreen.  Unibet will invest in the initiative, spearheaded by Debbie Matthews, which will see the duo partner at Newbury Racecourse on Saturday 17 August for Unibet Hungerford Day.  #GoRacingGreen aims to: …

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Newbury coverage free to watch in over 13 million TV homes via Racing UK

Jools Holland and Christmas movie replays can wait. It has been announced that the New Year’s Eve fixture at Newbury, alongside action from Warwick, will be made free to view on Racing UK, following Channel 4’s decision to withdraw the fixture from its schedule. The Newbury card, which is headlined by the Grade 1 Betfred Challow Hurdle, plus seven competitive …

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Horse Racing Tipster – January 20, Lingfield

After an unpredictable day at Taunton last week, SBC News will be hoping to stay on top of the Tipster Leaderboard for another week. We are back with the second instalment of our Horse Racing Tipster at Lingfield! A quick reminder that, for the purpose of the competition, we will assume that all selections are backed with 1 point. Lost …

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Pendleton set to make racing debut at Newbury with Betfair

Team GB Double Olympic cycling champion Victoria Pendleton (34) is set to make her debut as an amateur Jockey at Newbury, racing the George Frewer Charity Race on 2 July Pendleton has been trained by legendary jockey trainer Paul Nicholls, as part of Betfair’s attempt to qualify the Olympian as a racer in next year’s Cheltenham Festival Foxhunter Chase. Pendleton …

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