Horse Racing

Broadcast rights to Royal Ascot, which will take place this week behind closed doors, have been distributed in 124 countries

UK commercial broadcaster ITV is said to be seeking a £1.5m (€1.67m/$1.83m) reduction in its rights fee following the cancellation of this year’s Grand National.

Australian gambling entertainment group Tabcorp has said it is close to a deal to provide coverage from its pay-television horse racing broadcaster, Sky Racing, on a free-to-air basis until the easing…

Churchill Downs, the organizers of the Kentucky Derby, has announced it will conduct a virtual running of the iconic horse racing event on May 2

Horse racing in Sydney has seen a huge growth in television viewing figures, as it continues behind closed doors while most other sports are shut down completely

The loss of the Grand National, the biggest annual horse race in the UK, will leave an estimated £500m ($615m/€569m) hole in the sport.

UK free-to-air commercial broadcaster ITV will fill the hole in the gap left by the cancellation of the 2020 Grand National by offering live coverage of a virtual version of the iconic horse racing event

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has struck a deal to show live coverage of tomorrow’s (Saturday’s) Irish horse-racing meet in Thurles.

The Mediapro agency has agreed a deal with the Asociación de Hipódromos Españoles, the collective body for Spain’s racecourses, which will lead to the creation of an over-the-top streaming platform for …

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.

Media rights clips from December 17 to January 20

This weekend’s inaugural edition of the Saudi Cup horse racing event will be aired in over 100 territories after media-rights agency HBA Media struck deals with a number of major broadcasters.

Horse racing media-rights agency HBA Media has agreed a short-term deal with FloSports to develop horse racing coverage on the US-based streaming service provider's over-the-top platforms

UK racecourse owner and operator Arena Racing Company (ARC) has recruited Alex Slade, head of legal at subscription broadcaster Eleven Sports, as its general counsel

Australian commercial broadcasters Seven, Ten and Nine are interested in acquiring rights to horse racing events operated by the Racing Queensland body

This year’s edition of the Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series US horse-racing event will benefit from television exposure in sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean for the first time courtesy o…

Ascot Racecourse has appointed horse racing media-rights agency HBA Media to market its global media rights in a five-year deal

At The Races, the digital arm of UK pay-television broadcaster Sky Sports Racing, has agreed a multi-year turnover-based streaming and data deal with bookmaker Betfred

Racecourse Media Group, the holding company responsible for media and data rights distribution to a host of UK racecourses, has reported a “hugely encouraging” uptake from broadcasters for the International Tro…

The Sky Sports Racing arm of UK and Ireland pay-television broadcaster Sky has agreed a multi-year rights deal with the New York Racing Association and Canada’s Woodbine Entertainment Group.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has acquired exclusive, multi-year rights in the UK and Ireland to US-based Keeneland horseracing and sale events

French commercial broadcaster M6 has acquired multi-platform rights to Quinté+ horse-racing in the country in a deal that will run to at least June 2020.

Horse racing is likely to see a drop in its media revenues after William Hill announced plans to close around 700 betting shops in the UK before the end of the year

Horse-racing media agency HBA Media has signed a multi-year renewal of the international media rights to the Lexus Melbourne Cup and the Breeders’ Cup.

SIS, a provider of end-to-end products and services to the betting and broadcast industries, has signed a three-year deal with Asociación de Hipodromos Españoles to become the exclusive distributor of l…

NBC Sports is growing its footprint in sports betting with this weekend's Kentucky Derby coverage

Racecourse Media Group, the holding company responsible for media and data rights involving a host of horse-racing destinations, has reported an 18-per-cent increase in payments to its members, with talks…

Racecourse Media Group has appointed Jim Mullen and Britt Boeskov as independent non-executive directors, it said today (Wednesday)

SIS, a provider of end-to-end products and services to the betting and broadcast industries, has extended its rights deal with Singapore Pools

UK commercial broadcaster ITV is poised to extend its deal for exclusive coverage of top British horse racing, according to The Times

The UK’s Ascot Racecourse has agreed international rights deals for the betting market with pay-television broadcaster At The Races and SIS, a provider of end-to-end products and services to the betting a…

Horse racing media consultancy HBA Media has announced a multitude of media-rights agreements for the Pegasus World Cup Invitational

Horse racing media consultancy HBA Media has announced a two-year extension to its production and distribution contract with entertainment and real-estate company the Stronach Group, which owns and operates…

Pay-television channel Racing UK has revealed it will rebrand to Racing TV as it prepares to welcome horse racing from all 26 Irish racecourses on January 1

The New York Racing Association has signed a long-term extension to its partnership with US sports broadcaster Fox Sports