Tag Archives: Nicola McGeady

Ladbrokes eyes strong TV return for UK racing 

Ladbrokes has accepted a strong return for UK racing, as the general public yearns to watch live sports again following a near three-month hiatus. During lockdown, Ladbrokes commissioned research data firm Perspectus Global to undertake a survey of 2,000 sports fans to find out their views on what they missed most about watching live sport. Ladbrokes stated that an ‘absence …

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Countdown to Cheltenham: Ladbrokes on why The Festival is ‘a huge battleground’ for betting promotions

With only one more day to go until Jump racing’s biggest event of the year, SBC has continued the Countdown to Cheltenham by quizzing Nicola McGeady, Head of PR at Ladbrokes. She outlined the top runners and riders to keep a close eye on, and explained why punters can expect an even bigger range of competing promotional offers. SBC: Three …

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Ladbrokes named as sponsor for Down Royal’s Grade 1 Jumps

Down Royal racecourse has named Ladbrokes as the new sponsor for its first Grade 1 of this year’s jumps season, with the deal estimated to be the largest in Down Royal’s history. The race, which will now be called the Ladbrokes Champion Chase, comes as part of a six-figure deal between the racecourse and operator, with prize-money tipped at €140,000. …

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Ladbrokes backs Irish boxing champion Jason Quigley

Hours before he is set to defend his NABF middleweight title, Jason Quigley has been announced as the official Ladbrokes Boxing Ambassador.  The initial deal, which is set to run for one year, will see Ladbrokes work closely with Quigley as the currently undefeated competitor works towards a possible World Championship bout in 2020. Irish-born Quigley showed his appreciation to …

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Ladbrokes to sponsor forthcoming FFos Las Welsh Champion Hurdle

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Ladbrokes has been announced as the new sponsor of the Welsh Champion Hurdle, which takes place at Ffos Las Racecourse on Saturday 21 October. Revived by the West Wales racecourse in 2011, last year’s edition saw it shift from its traditional February schedule to a new October date, with a victory for Philip Hobb’s Garde La Victoire. This year’s feature …

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Ladbrokes makes Grand National formula with Carol Vorderman

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Ladbrokes has joined forces with Carol Vorderman to help punters pick out a winner from the 40 horses lining up for this year’s Grand National. The Maths whizz and former Countdown co-host has worked with Ladbrokes – Rank 4/5 on Bookmaker Ratings – on a winning formula to help novice punters pick the first past the post from the runners and …

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Perkins UK bookies favourite to host Top Gear

Sue Perkins the host of the BBC’s Great British Bake Off has been made favourite by UK bookmakers to replace axed Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson. Perkins a lead face for the BBC has been priced at evens to replace the controversial Clarkson , she is followed by X Factor host Dermot O’Leary (2/1) and former super model and car enthusiast Jodie …

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