Horse Racing

Richard FitzGerald has stepped down as chief executive of Racecourse Media Group, the media and data rights holding company for 34 British racecourses, after nearly 12 years in the position

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has renewed its exclusive free-to-air broadcast rights deal for British horse-racing events until 2023 after protracted negotiations

Australian pay-television broadcaster Sky Racing has agreed a 10-year domestic and international rights deal with Racing Queensland, extending a long-standing relationship with the organisation

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…
USA

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 …

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…