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Horse racing - 26 Sep 2016 - Events
January 28th 2017 will mark the inaugural running of The Pegasus World Cup Invitational, the world’s richest thoroughbred horse race, with a purse of $12 million USD.
Horse racing - 21 Sep 2016 - Events
(London, 21 September 2016) Genius Sports, a global leader in sports data technology, commercialisation and integrity services, has been selected by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) to develop and provide an automated Price Monitoring System that will further enhance the BHA’s integrity analysts’ ability to identify and investigate irregular betting patterns in real-time.
Horse racing - 20 Sep 2016 - Events
Two major British-based horseracing rights holders will be showcasing their businesses together at one of the world’s largest sports conventions.
Horse racing - 29 Jun 2016
LONDON (June 29th, 2016) – Breeders Cup Ltd has renewed its global rights deal with Henry Birtles Associates (HBA) up to and including 2018.
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 - 20 Jul 2011 - Events
Wednesday 20 July 2011 – Leaders in Racing, the new conference covering the international business of horseracing, which takes place in London on 6th October 2011, is delighted to announce The Jockey Club as a Founding Partner of the event.
Horse racing - 21 Nov 2007
New Jersey takes its spot as the epicenter of Harness Racing when one of the sport’s premier events, the $4.7 million Breeders Crown Finals, are held at The Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Nov. 24.
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 Sep 2006
Vincent O’Brien, Paddy Mullins and Dermot Weld are among the twenty confirmed ‘racing heroes’ who have been invited by Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) to be honoured on Ryder Cup Race Day at the Curragh on 19th September.
Horse racing - 13 Mar 2006
The FEI has received the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport in the matter of the appeal concerning the winner of the 2005 FEI Endurance World Championship, Sheikh Hazza bin Sultan al Nahyan (UAE). The outcome of the decision is that Sheikh Hazza is disqualified after his horse Hachim tested positive to the prohibited substance Methylprednisolone.
Horse racing - 13 Mar 2006
On 27 February 2006, an appeal against the decision of the FEI Judicial Committee in the matter of the horse MARY 64 and the driver Mr Michael Freund was lodged with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) by Mr. Zoltan Lazar, the Hungarian Equestrian Federation, Mr. Félix Marie Brasseur, the Fédération Royale Belge des Sports Equestres and the Organizing Committee of the 2004 World Driving Championships.
Horse racing - 06 Sep 2005
Significant promotions for the two members of BHB’s Communications Department are announced today.
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 - 31 Jan 2005
Michael Osborne, from the Curragh, Co. Kildare, Ireland, takes over as Chairman of World Racing Championships Ltd from January this year, having been unanimously elected to the position at a meeting of the board in Dallas Texas on 29th October 2004.
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
Punchestown Racecourse has secured another major sponsor for its four - day Irish National Hunt Festival in April. The highlight of the opening day of the Irish National Hunt Festival, the €180,000 Grade 1 Two Mile Champion Chase is to be sponsored by the Irish Dairy Board and will be known as The Kerrygold Champion Chase (Grade 1).
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
Punchestown Racecourse has secured another major sponsor for its four - day Irish National Hunt Festival in April. The highlight of the opening day of the Irish National Hunt Festival, the €180,000 Grade 1 Two Mile Champion Chase is to be sponsored by the Irish Dairy Board and will be known as The Kerrygold Champion Chase (Grade 1).
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 - 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 - 16 Dec 2004
<SPAN>Modifications to the new Flat Racing Structure announced by BHB today will increase flexibility and choice for owners and trainers, as well as enabling greater fine-tuning of the handicap programme during the year to suit the changing demands of the horse population.</SPAN>
Horse racing - 15 Dec 2004
Modifications to the new Flat Racing Structure announced by BHB today will increase flexibility and choice for owners and trainers, as well as enabling greater fine-tuning of the handicap programme during the year to suit the changing demands of the horse population.
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 - 09 Dec 2004
Punchestown Racecourse and Guinness Ireland are delighted to announce a new and prestigious sponsorship agreement for the Punchestown Gold Cup. The sponsorship agreement means that the prize fund for the race will now be €225,000, an increase of €45,000, making it the richest race of its kind in Ireland.
Horse racing - 09 Dec 2004
Punchestown Racecourse and Guinness Ireland are delighted to announce a new and prestigious sponsorship agreement for the Punchestown Gold Cup. The sponsorship agreement means that the prize fund for the race will now be €225,000, an increase of €45,000, making it the richest race of its kind in Ireland.
Horse racing - 02 Dec 2004
British Racing’s governing and regulatory authorities are set for the transfer from their long-established Portman Square premises.
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 - 17 Nov 2004
The FEI held its Bureau Meeting on 15 and 16 November in Buenos Aires (ARG). A major item of consideration was medication control, including the positive test results of the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.
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 - 12 Nov 2004
Following a meeting of the BHB Board today, BHB Chairman Martin Broughton said:
Horse racing - 13 Sep 2004
The restructured BHB Board, marked by an increase in Independent and Executive representation and a reduction in appointees of Industry organisations, is set to hold its first meeting next month.
Horse racing - 28 Jul 2004
The racing fixtures for 2005 were released today (Wednesday, 28th July) by Horse Racing Ireland (HRI), the National Authority for Racing.
Horse racing - 22 Jul 2004
The British Horseracing Board today publishes the Fixture List for 2005. Next year's List is comparable to 2004's, which underwent major structural changes. It sees a small, further increase in the total number of programmed fixtures in order to build on the racegoer and punter-friendly improvements made for 2004.
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 - 02 Jul 2004
Leading British bookmaker, Coral, and Sandown Park have signed a new three-year sponsorship deal for one of Britain’s premier flat races, the Group One Coral-Eclipse Stakes, taking this longstanding association through to 2006.
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 - 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 - 03 Jun 2004
Chris Brand has been appointed as BHB's new Finance Director, a position that he will take up in the autumn.
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