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Newcastle Racecourse installs all-weather track in time for 188BET Raceday

Newcastle Racecourse management has confirmed the successful installation and trial of its new tapeta all-weather track at Gosforth Park Racecourse Following a testing undertaken by 40 horses, British Horseracing Authority (BHA) inspectors cleared the new track for sanctioned racing. The racecourse will now open in time for the first 188BET All-Weather Raceday on 17 May. a £60,000 seven race card …

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188BET announces new Horse Racing Charter

This weekend online bookmaker 188BET is launching its commitment to all horse racing punters, with the 188BET Horse Racing Charter. 188BET is ramping up its horse racing offering ahead of the Cheltenham Festival, with several customer-focused promises and guarantees, further building on service improvements since the end of 2015. The bookie intends that the charter always ensures they go above and …

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Coral signs up Alan Shearer as first football brand ambassador

Former England and Newcastle United captain Alan Shearer has today signed a season-long deal with leading bookmaker Coral to become the company’s first-ever football ambassador. The acclaimed former-footballer turned media-pundit, will write a weekly blog for Coral on the hot topics and big stories in football, as well as making personal appearances at Coral events and engaging in customer-facing social …

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BHA publishes 2016 horseracing fixture list

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today published the Fixture List for 2016, with a total of 1,482 fixtures programmed. The headline elements of the Fixture List are: A total of 1,482 fixtures have been scheduled, 11 more than in 2015. The ratio of fixtures in 2016 – Jump 40.0% : Flat Turf 38.7% : All Weather 21.3% – remains broadly similar to …

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Bede Gaming agrees content partnership with High 5 Games

igaming platform provider Bede Gaming has bolstered its online casino inventory by announcing a content partnership with igaming studio High 5 Games. High 5 Games content will be available to Bede Gaming clients and will sit alongside supplier titles from IGT, Microgaming, NetEnt and WMS. Newcastle based Bede Gaming has focused on delivering maximum scalability and flexibility to its partners, the company was …

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Two new racecourse applications approved

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has announced that two applications for new or converted racetracks to enter the 2015 fixture allocation process have been approved by its Board. The two applications are: From Great Leighs Estates Limited (GLEL) for a new racecourse on the site of the former racecourse Great Leighs, now to be known as Chelmsford City racecourse. From …

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