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Horse racing - 11 Feb 2005
The new Racecourse Association (RCA) website is launched today.  It has been revamped and renamed to better reflect the RCA’s function and enables search engines to locate the site more easily in order to encourage more potential racegoers to the site.
Horse racing - 17 Jan 2005
British Racing continued to thrive in 2004 with prize money passing the £100m barrier for the first time and racegoers once again attending meetings in record numbers.
Horse racing - 14 Jan 2005
British racing continued to thrive in 2004 with prize money passing the £100m barrier for the first time and racegoers once again attending meetings in record numbers.
Horse racing - 12 Jan 2005
2004 saw substantial growth in Tote betting, continuing success for the major festivals, increased sponsorship and significant growth in racehorse ownership. Overall attendances, however, fell just short of last year's record figure of 1.4m and on-course bookmaker betting declined by 4.6% from €183m to €174.7m.
Horse racing - 12 Jan 2005
2004 saw substantial growth in Tote betting, continuing success for the major festivals, increased sponsorship and significant growth in racehorse ownership. Overall attendances, however, fell just short of last year's record figure of 1.4m and on-course bookmaker betting declined by 4.6% from €183m to €174.7m.
Horse racing - 11 Jan 2005
A four-person Independent Review has been commissioned by BHB to propose an enforceable and sustainable mechanism by which betting operators can contribute to the funding of British Racing in the future.
Horse racing - 11 Jan 2005
<SPAN>A four-person Independent Review has been commissioned by BHB to propose an enforceable and sustainable mechanism by which betting operators can contribute to the funding of British Racing in the future.</SPAN>
Horse racing - 15 Dec 2004
Today (Wed, 15th December), Channel Four Racing enters the world of sports betting with the launch of its own online betting exchange. The exchange was developed by 4Interactive, the interactive division of Channel 4 in partnership with BETDAQ, the world’s second largest betting exchange operator.
Horse racing - 24 Nov 2004
Monday, 22 November, 2004: The Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism, Mr. John O’Donoghue TD, today announced a new Racecourse Capital Development Fund. The programme will see Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) provide a matching fund for Irish racecourses to substantially upgrade their facilities over the next five years.
Horse racing - 16 Nov 2004
Irish racing has received a major boost with the announcement that next year’s Powers Gold Label Irish Grand National which takes place at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday, March 28, will be worth €250,000 and become Ireland’s richest jumps race.
Horse racing - 15 Nov 2004
Dundalk has emerged as the sole racecourse being considered for development of the first all-weather racetrack in Ireland. At its meeting today (Monday 15th November, 2004) the Board of Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) set out the circumstances in which they could provide funding for the all-weather facility at Dundalk.
Horse racing - 10 Jun 2004
British Racing's commitment to modernisation has taken another major step forward with the announcement by the BHB today that it will be implementing a wide-ranging series of changes to the financial, administrative and governance structure of racing outlined in a 42 page document entitled 'The Modernisation of British Racing'.
Horse racing - 02 Jun 2004
At its meeting on Monday May 31st, the Board of Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) considered the construction of an all weather track in Ireland.
Horse racing - 05 May 2004
Leopardstown Racecourse and R & A Bailey & Co. are today delighted to announce a new and prestigious sponsorship agreement for the €1 million flagship race – the Irish Champion Stakes. This sponsorship agreement, which will initially run from 2004 to 2006 inclusive, means that the internationally renowned race will from now on be known as The Baileys Irish Champion Stakes.
Horse racing - 01 Apr 2004
The Cheltenham Festival is over for another year, but there’s no time to get the blues because the world’s biggest race is just around the corner! You can join in the thrill of the Martell Cognac Grand National by organizing your own sweepstake with friends or colleagues - and it couldn’t be easier than using the kit available at www.britishhorseracing.com.
Horse racing - 13 Jun 2003
Putting the consumer at the heart of racing is the theme of the recommendations contained in 'The Racing Experience', Part Two of the report of the BHB Racing Review Committee, published at the British Horseracing Board’s Annual General Meeting in London today.
Horse racing - 18 Jul 2002
Robert Hughes CBE, the Levy Board Chairman, reveals in the 2002 Annual Report of the Horserace Betting Levy Board, issued today, Thursday, July 18, that the Levy will both benefit and lose out after April 1, 2003, from the new commercial agreements in racing.
Horse racing - 05 Jun 2002
attheraces today announced the appointment of Ian Hogg as Chief Operating Officer.
Horse racing - 25 Apr 2002
The British Horseracing Board (BHB) today announced plans for a major restructuring of its Board.
Horse racing - 17 Apr 2002
Ladbrokes, William Hill, Coral, Stanleys and Dones today each signed five-year deals with the British Horseracing Board for the commercial use of data for their British betting shops as well as their telephone and internet operations.
Horse racing - 14 Mar 2002
Orad Hi-Tec Systems Ltd. (Ger-man Neuer Markt, WKN: 928 634), world leader in broadcast graphics and sports technologies, announced today that it signed a 3.6 million US-Dollar deal with The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), the world’s largest racing jurisdictions with annual revenues exceeding 10 billion US-Dollar.
Horse racing - 28 Jan 2002
The Chairman of the Dubai Racing Club, Mr Ali Khamis Al Jafleh, and the Chairman of the Melbourne Racing Club, Mr Kevin Hayes today announced the formation of a partnership creating a new era in international horse racing.
Horse racing - 10 Jan 2002
Keith Brown Chairman of the Racecourse Association [RCA] has used his annual New Year's message to Britain's 59 racecourses to highlight both the achievements of 2001 and the increasing uncertainty that faces racing in 2002.
Horse racing - 22 Nov 2001
attheraces plc today announced that its website www.attheraces.co.uk has successfully completed extensive testing and audit procedures with the Tote. The Company is therefore launching the site on Tuesday, 11th December.
Horse racing - 15 Oct 2001
The British Horseracing Board today reaffirmed its desire to secure a satisfactory comprehensive settlement covering the levy and the commercial mechanism (including pictures for UK betting shops) by 31st October 2001. But BHB will only agree to such a settlement if a number of key conditions are met.
Horse racing - 19 Sep 2001
Super 12 Racing, the new company set up to promote the collective commercial rights of Britain’s top 12 racecourses, has appointed Sportsworld Media Group as its exclusive sponsorship agency.
Horse racing - 16 Aug 2001
James Halley will join BHB as Finance Director next month, as the Board continues to prepare for the assumption of key additional commercial responsibilities. Halley, who will turn 36 before taking up his position on 17th September, will report to Managing Director Chris Reynolds.
Horse racing - 14 Aug 2001
attheraces CEO Chris Stoddart today announced the appointment of three additional members of his senior management team to supplement the recruitment of Marketing Director Gavin Bisdee.
Horse racing - 22 Jun 2001
Racing’s ability to move forward as a unified industry and to maximise the value of its rights took a major step forward last night when the BHB Board approved the revised Future Funding Plan for the industry and agreed the terms and conditions on which it would grant data licences to Go Racing.
Horse racing - 18 Jun 2001
Christopher Stoddart CEO for Go Racing commented: 'Go Racing is disappointed that an agreement could not be reached with the BHB regarding a pre race data licence. Our offer to the industry last November was for all rights, present and future.
Horse racing - 14 Jun 2001
Go Racing, at a meeting with BHB this afternoon, advised that it found BHB’s standard terms and conditions for its data unacceptable.
Horse racing - 01 Jun 2001
Following a Board meeting this morning BHB Chairman, Peter Savill, said: 'After a lengthy review of the current position in respect of the Go Racing contract, the Board unanimously concluded that it is in the best interests of Racing for it to continue to operate an open direct licensing policy for all users of its pre-race data'.
Horse racing - 17 Apr 2001
The Go Racing consortium believes that its contract offers the best value and financial returns for the UK horseracing industry. The strength, commitment and opportunity provided by the Go Racing partners – BskyB, Channel 4, Arena Leisure, the BBC and ntl – provides a significant platform to take the UK horseracing industry forward.
Horse racing - 09 Jan 2001
Thoroughbred Breeders' Association Calls for Unity
Horse racing - 16 Nov 2000
NTL Goes Exclusive With Go Racing Bid<br>
Horse racing - 06 Nov 2000
Chepstow Racecourse £4m Redevelopment Loan Approved
Horse racing - 01 Nov 2000
Arena Leisure Consortium Plans £750m Jackpot for British Racing
Horse racing - 18 Oct 2000
British Horseracing Board Reveals New Funding Plan
Horse racing - 26 Sep 2000
£650,000 Prize Money as New Season Starts at Wincanton
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