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Uncertainty continues as February Towcester meeting is moved

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The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has announced that Towcester’s 13 February fixture has been moved to Musselburgh. It comes after the historic venue entered into administration due to trading difficulties causing its three scheduled meetings for the end of 2018 to be moved. Prior to entering into administration, a statement from the course revealed: “Towcester Racecourse Company Limited, proprietors of …

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ECB proposals “another addition to an already packed marketplace”

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The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) forwarded proposals for a new 100-ball cricket format last week, which it is fair to say had received very mixed reactions worldwide. Encapsulating fifteen traditional six-ball overs and a final ten-ball over, meaning it will be twenty deliveries shorter than the ever growing Twenty20 (T20) format, plans would see an eight team city …

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Greyhound Board of Great Britain announces prize initiatives

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The Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) has announced a number of new initiatives, which will see graded owners and trainers benefit from bumper prize money and funding of around £400,000, between February and March. Replacing the Owners’ Bonus Series competitions, the new schemes are set be implemented following consultations with various stakeholders. Peter Harnden, one of the Practitioner members …

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HBF reveals study into starting prices

A study by The Horseracing Bettors Forum has analysed the state of starting prices within the UK betting market. The study outlined worrying results for punters betting at Welsh course Ffos Las, as it revealed that there were an “alarming level of over-rounds” at the course. HBF member Steve Tilley, joint-author of the study with HBF chair Simon Rowlands, commented: …

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Paddy Power takes BAGS live across its retail premises

Paddy Power has signed up to take BAGS (“Bookmakers Afternoon Greyhound Service”) greyhound content live via its TV channel across its 631 shops. Director of The Racing Partnership, Mark Kingston, said: “We are delighted that Paddy Power has joined other betting shop operators in being able to show BAGS greyhound fixtures on their channels.   The BAGS schedule comprises over …

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GMG strikes content agreement with BAGS for Greyhound Racing

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A minimum of 1,619 greyhound fixtures from 12 established tracks are to be made available to the betting industry from the start of 2018. This follows a new agreement between Arena Racing Company (ARC), who represent the media interest of Greyhound Media Group (GMG), and the Bookmakers Afternoon Greyhound Service (BAGS). Dominic Ford, Chairman of BAGS, added: “BAGS has been …

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Greyhound racing to be shown on TRP’s channel

A new deal has been struck allowing 1,619 Greyhound fixtures to be shown on The Racing Partnership’s channel (TRP). The Bookmakers Technology Consortium (BTC) and Arena Racing Company (ARC) have reached the agreement for the races to be shown, which will commence on 1st January 2018, and will see greyhound racing being shown on ARC’s TRP channel. As part of …

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Another Touch salvages difficult day for experts at Nottingham

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Stephen Harris, the horse racing guru at bettingexpert, saw his lead cut in the Tipster Challenge, despite matching the 2.25-point return of this week’s guest at Nottingham. BetVictor PR Manager Charlie McCann sits third in the early stages of the Flat Season competition, sponsored by Betting Gods, after a win for 9/4F Another Touch in the 3:50. Unfortunately, neither of …

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bettingexpert’s Harris picks Seduce Me as his Nottingham Nap

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Stephen Harris from bettingexpert has taken a chance on Seduce Me as his Nap of the Day at Nottingham, after claiming that the Karl Burke trained horse will be “spot on fitness wise”. Unlike Harris, today’s Tipster Challenge guest Charlie McCann has gone for a race favourite in Wahiba, ridden by Andrea Atzeni, who he expects to “make all” despite a …

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Betting Gods enjoys successful Spring Festival sponsorship

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SBC News was given special access to the inaugural BettingGods.com Spring Festival last week, which has been hailed as a “great success” by Betting Gods founder and director, Darren Moore. Special guests for the seven-race meet at Nottingham Racecourse (Tuesday 23 May) included SBC News’ Conall McCabe, BettingRant’s Peter Philipson, Honest Betting Reviews’ Dan Flanagan, SiGMA’s Adrian White and Media Hut’s …

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