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The Jockey Club submits plans for Kempton Park sell-off

Historic UK racecourse Kempton Park (Surrey) could be closed down by The Jockey Club as the racing group looks to secure approximately £500 million from its property in order to fund future racing projects. Yesterday Jockey Club governance in partnership with Redrow Plc submitted planning process proposals to Spelthorne Borough Council who had recently issued a ‘call for sites’ to …

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Sun Bets signs deal to sponsor Stayers’ Hurdle at Cheltenham

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Sun Bets has signed a three-year deal to sponsor the Grade One Stayers’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. The 2017 race will take place on the third day of the festival (March 16), which is also St Patrick’s Day. First run with its current race conditions in 1972, the Sun Bets Stayers’ Hurdle will revert to its original title after being …

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UK racing eyes rival to Betfred’s Tote

UK racing stakeholders are planning to launch a rival pool betting business to compete against the Betfred owned Tote, according to the Mail on Sunday. Plans for a new betting pool are being led by The Jockey Club and Racehorse Media Group, in conjunction with several interested parties. However the Tote currently has a statutory monopoly on horseracing pools, which …

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ARC happy with All-Weather Championships

Racecourse operator ARC has hailed the success of the first ever All-Weather Championships which took place between October 2013 and April 2014 and culminated in the £1 Million Finals Day on Good Friday, 18April 2014. Tony Kelly, ARC Managing Director, said: “We are really pleased Year One of the All-Weather Championships proved to be such a thorough success. I would …

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