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UK commercial broadcaster ITV this month extended its horse racing portfolio by acquiring rights to the 2017 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe for a nominal fee.

The Ascot Racecourse has earned a small fee from online streaming platform Sina Sports for exclusive rights in China to this year’s Royal Ascot festival.

Concurrent auction processes for three UK media rights deals in recent weeks generated strong competition between free-to-air broadcasters, helping each rights-holder to a healthy fee increase.

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Racecourse Media Group’s betting rights deal with Satellite Information Services will provide UK racecourses with a significant uplift in rights fees, while also ensuring more of its revenues will be distributed directly to the racecourses.

Miles Evans, head of broadcast, digital and content at Ascot Racecourse, has left the famous UK horse racing venue and rights-holder

Commercial broadcaster Virgin Media Television has extended and expanded its rights in Ireland to Racecourse Media Group’s UK horse races until 2023.

British racecourse alliance Racecourse Media Group and Irish racecourse rights owner Sports Information Services have agreed a streaming, marketing content and betting deal with Australian online betting…

Racecourse Media Group, the horse racing media and data rights holding company, has more than doubled the global exposure for the second running of the Bahrain International Trophy, the showpiece international…

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The new deal with Racing Victoria, the representative body of the state’s four racing clubs, covers domestic and international broadcast rights, plus digital rights.

The thoroughbred racing clubs of Victoria eschewed an immediately lucrative offer for their rights from Sky Racing in favour of launching a new channel with commercial broadcaster Seven.

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The coming months will be critical to the fortunes of UK horse racing. Racecourse Media Group, which distributes media rights on behalf of 34 UK racecourses, will agree two major deals, while in the background proposed legislation looks set to shake up the finances of the sport.

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