Tag Archives: Rachel Corden

ARC temporarily suspends ‘uneconomical’ Belle Vue meetings 

Arena Racing Company (ARC) has confirmed that greyhound racing at Belle Vue greyhound stadium has been temporarily suspended. The racing group revealed that the lack of crowds has meant that fixtures have become ‘uneconomical’ to operate during the pandemic. As a result, Belle Vue’s existing BAGS fixtures will be moved to sister tracks within the ARC group. Rachel Corden, Greyhound …

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ARC continues financial support for greyhound trainers during COVID-19 shutdown

Arena Racing Company (ARC) has confirmed that it will continue to offer financial support to greyhound trainers based at its five stadia while the sport is suspended. Following the suspension of greyhound racing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ARC will continue to offer £5 per dog per week to trainers from Belle Vue, Newcastle, Nottingham, Perry Barr and Sunderland from …

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ARC limits COVID-19 impacts with financial support for greyhound trainers

Arena Racing Company (ARC) has revealed that it will offer financial support to greyhound trainers based at its five stadia during the period of suspension for racing. Following the suspension of greyhound racing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ARC will offer £5 per dog per week to trainers from Belle Vue, Newcastle, Nottingham, Perry Barr and Sunderland. The funds will …

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ARC upgrades greyhound capacity by acquiring Nottingham stadium

Arena Racing Company (ARC) has moved to expand its UK racetrack portfolio by acquiring the Nottingham Greyhound Stadium. A member of the British Afternoon Greyhound Service (“BAGS”), Nottingham Greyhound Stadium hosts 154 fixtures per year. Nottingham joins the ARC’s growing portfolio of Greyhound Stadia, alongside The Belle Vue Newcastle and The Perry Barr Sunderland.  In total, 55% of all 1619 annual …

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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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