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Horse racing - 02 Nov 2015 - Television
The 2015 Emirates Melbourne Cup will be televised live on Eurosport in over 70 countries on their European and Asian networks, and by international broadcasters throughout the Middle East, India and Australia.
Horse racing - 30 Oct 2015 - Television
The 2015 Breeders’ Cup World Championships will be televised live on Eurosport in over 70 countries on their European and Asian networks, and by international broadcasters throughout the Middle East, India and America.
Horse racing - 24 Oct 2013 - Betting
Any player who now places a bet on any UK or Irish horse race, can now follow the race live via live stream on the website.
Horse racing - 22 May 2013 - TV ratings
US national television network NBC earned its largest audience for horse racing’s Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the Triple Crown, in four years for last Saturday’s race.
Horse racing - 12 Apr 2007
Calabasas, California - April 11, 2007 The HorseTV Channel’s Vice President, Production & News Director, Chris Stafford, has been named as Chair of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010 Media Committee.
Horse racing - 09 Mar 2007
Cheltenham Festival has been home to Channel 4 since 1995.  This year, March 13th – 16th, the dedicated team will bring viewers even closer to the action with the employment of modern technology; supported by an array of Festival features.
Horse racing - 01 Aug 2005
1st August, 2005, London - BT Media and Broadcast, the digital media and broadcast services arm of BT, and RaceTech, supplier of technical services to the horse racing industry, have signed a new contract that will see BT deliver all of RaceTech's broadcast requirements until 2010.
Horse racing - 03 Jun 2005
Racing UK, the UK’s leading horseracing channel, has agreed an innovative deal with Vodafone for this Saturday’s Vodafone Derby to become the first leading British sports event to be broadcast live on mobile phone, it was announced today.
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 - 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 - 21 Dec 2004
Global statistics of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) today showed healthy developments of the sector in most countries. Statistics of over 50 countries have been collected and analysed by the IFHA. They have been put online today at www.horseracingintfed.com. Some of the more interesting conclusions that can be drawn from the statistics:
Horse racing - 16 Dec 2004
<SPAN>Today (Wed, 15th December), Channel Four Racing enters the world of sports betting with the launch of its own online betting exchange</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 - 10 Dec 2004
BHB today expressed its continued confidence of ultimate success in establishing its database right. However, the Board has agreed cost reductions totalling £8.7m to recognise the time that it may take for the necessary legal processes to be completed.
Horse racing - 13 Jul 2004
The 45,000 people who attended the three day Budweiser Irish Derby festival this year, contributed to a strong performance by Irish racing in the first six months of 2004. Figures released today (Tuesday 13th July, 2004), by Horse Racing Ireland, the National Authority for Racing, showed gains across all main areas.
Horse racing - 15 Jun 2004
Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) and the Association of Irish Racecourses (AIR) are pleased to announce that Irish racing will be back on television screens this Sunday 13th June when the new At The Races (ATR) channel will show coverage from the two fixtures at Cork and Roscommon.
Horse racing - 25 May 2004
AT THE RACES has signed John McCririck as it prepares for the return of live UK racing on Friday 11 June.
Horse racing - 06 Apr 2004
Horseracing hit the jackpot on Saturday, with a level of interest that has been unprecedented in recent years. British viewing figures for the Martell Cognac Grand National peaked at 10.3 million, dwarfing those of the FA Cup fixture. Over 600 million people are estimated to watch worldwide, with £200 million being gambled on the race. To complete the picture, Aintree Racecourse figures show attendance is higher than it has been for generations.
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 - 30 Mar 2004
attheraces announces that at midnight on 29 March 2004, the Media Rights Agreement ('MRA') with 49 racecourses was terminated as a consequence of a failure to agree revised commercial terms following a reduction in the Tote's take-out rate. Despite the efforts of attheraces, new rights deals with the UK racecourses and the BHB have not yet been secured. In accordance with the provisions of the MRA, attheraces has, therefore, commenced procedures to pursue the contractual rebates from the 49 ra
Horse racing - 30 Mar 2004
Further to this morning's announcement by attheraces confirming the termination of its Media Rights Agreement with 49 UK racecourses, Channel 4 remains in negotiations with the racecourses for the terrestrial broadcast rights. These negotiations are progressing and Channel 4 hopes to be in a position to update the market over the next few days.
Horse racing - 24 Mar 2004
With the current media rights deal due to terminate at midnight on Monday 29th March, attheraces wishes to explain its plans for the immediate future.
Horse racing - 08 Mar 2004
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) today announced further details of its Wagering Systems Task Force, recently approved by the NTRA Board of Directors at its first quarter meeting.
Horse racing - 04 Mar 2004
The much-anticipated 2004 Cheltenham Festival (March 16 - 18) will receive increased exposure on Channel 4 with over 16 hours of dedicated coverage.
Horse racing - 23 Feb 2004
Highflyer Productions Ltd ('Highflyer'), the TV production company that produces coverage of UK horseracing for the attheraces channel, today announces that it has started a consultation process with its attheraces' production team about possible redundancies.
Horse racing - 29 Jan 2004
Attheraces today announces that it has served notice on the Racecourse Association Limited (RCA) to terminate the Media Rights Agreement with 49 UK racecourses. Under the terms of this notice the contract will terminate on 29th March 2004.
Horse racing - 16 Jan 2004
The British Horseracing Board has launched a new cutting-edge website - www.britishhorseracing.com - which unifies for the first time all of BHB's online activity, providing detailed, substantially enhanced information on racegoing, ownership and bloodstock, and the racing industry.
Horse racing - 09 Jan 2004
2003 was a record year for Irish racecourses with total attendances of just under 1.4million. Highlights of the year were the Galway Festival at 192,000, Listowel at 93,000, Punchestown at 69,000 and the Leopardstown Christmas Festival at 61,000. Growth was evident across all key industry areas:
Horse racing - 18 Dec 2003
BBC Sport announced today (17.12.03) that it has awarded the contract to produce over 60 hours of the BBC's horse racing coverage to Sunset+Vine.
Horse racing - 28 Nov 2003
As from Monday 1 December, attheraces broadcast and production facilities will be housed in new Teddington-based studios. The contact details are as follows:
Horse racing - 13 Jun 2003
As the Governing Authority for Racing, we will promote the interests of our sport and industry in whatever way we can. Working alongside others within Racing and the Breeding and Betting Industries, we will build on Britain’s reputation for providing to our customers the most exciting and competitive racing in the world, run to the highest integrity standards, as efficiently as possible.
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 - 03 Apr 2003
Last year’s Martell Grand National was one of the most gripping broadcasts of 2002 according to research conducted by Sponsorship Intelligence. Viewers of the live race broadcast on BBC1 produced a loyalty rate of 87% for the 15 minute race slot – i.e. each viewer watched on average 13 minutes of this slot. This level of viewer loyalty is unsurpassed by most sports broadcasts and is traditionally the domain of non-sporting programmes, such as Coronation Street and key news broadcasts.
Horse racing - 27 Feb 2003
Channel 4 Television is delighted to announce a big increase in audience figures for THE MORNING LINE and CHANNEL4 ATTHERACES, which endorse the channel's commitment and successful marketing of the sport.
Horse racing - 25 Feb 2003
Arena Leisure has promoted Kate Hills to Head of Marketing and Public Relations for the racing division within the group.
Horse racing - 19 Sep 2002
attheraces, the horseracing media rights company owned equally by Channel 4, BskyB and Arena Leisure, is to carry advertisements and sponsorship having completed a three-year performance-related deal with Dolphin Television Ltd.
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 - 02 Jul 2002
The release of audience figures for attheraces's digital TV channel (Sky 418) for June, its second month on air since launching on 1 May, has revealed a new peak audience of 270,111 on Saturday 29 June. This exceeds its peak audience in May of 237,351.
Horse racing - 05 Jun 2002
attheraces today announced the appointment of Ian Hogg as Chief Operating Officer.
Horse racing - 29 May 2002
The first set of audience figures for the attheraces digital channel (Sky Channel 418) were released today for the first four weeks on air, the period 1 - 27 May 2002, following the launch of the channel on 1st May.
Horse racing - 28 May 2002
attheraces, the horseracing media rights company owned equally by Channel 4, BSkyB and Arena Leisure, has secured an agreement with Satellite Information Services (SIS) to provide live racing pictures and audio from its 49 contracted racecourses to a number of overseas jurisdictions.
Horse racing - 02 May 2002
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Triple Crown Productions and ESPN reached an agreement to renew multiple horseracing series and special event programming through 2008, the three organizations announced today.
Horse racing - 01 May 2002
attheraces, the horseracing media rights company, today (1 May 2002) launched its digital television channel, broadcasting racing from the premier 49 British racecourses.
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 - 09 Apr 2002
BHB Chairman, Peter Savill, commenting on reports that he and Managing Director Commercial, Nigel Smith had had meetings last week with bookmakers to discuss a deal for data and pictures, said today:
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 - 12 Mar 2002
UK sports sponsorship and marketing specialists, Sporting Frontiers today (11 March 2002) announced the launch of the William Hill Eye, which has its first outing at Cheltenham racecourse and on Channel 4 Racing on Tuesday 12 March.
Horse racing - 07 Mar 2002
Alberto-Culver today reached an agreement in principle with the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) and Breeders' Cup Limited to renew its presenting sponsorship of the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf, one of eight races comprising the $13 million Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships. Alberto-Culver has been a Breeders' Cup sponsor for 14 years, most recently in connection with the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf, for which it was presenting sponsor in 2000 a
Horse racing - 05 Mar 2002
Interactive agency tentendigital has been appointed by attheraces to set-up its interactive digital TV (iDTV) betting service. tenten is providing creative and technical services covering the template design and functionality of the user interface.
Horse racing - 14 Jan 2002
attheraces is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Higgins as Head of Programming for its interactive digital television channel scheduled to be launched in May 2002.
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