Record global distribution for Royal Ascot 2018

               RECORD GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION FOR ROYAL ASCOT 2018   This week’s Royal Meeting will be available to view in over 200 countries, headlined by extensive domestic coverage on ITV. The network will cover all 30 races over the five days, an arrangement unique to Royal Ascot, with an onsite team of over 250 people. RMG’s TV channel, Racing UK, will also show the race to 50,000 subscribers and in 6,000 pubs and clubs in the UK and Ireland. Globally,…

Ascot Racecourse and Longines sign Official Partnership Agreement

  To racenews racenews@compuserve.com ASCOT RACECOURSE AND LONGINES SIGN OFFICIAL PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT Ascot is delighted to announce that Longines, provider of race times at Ascot since 2007, has become an Official Partner of the racecourse. The Swiss watchmaker will continue its designation of Official Timekeeper, credited on ITV Racing, with an enhanced presence alongside Ascot’s existing Official Partners, QIPCO and Gigaset. This will include use of the Longines logo on the Grandstand and permanent on-course and off-course branding, throughout the year. The branded chronometer close to…

All the news from the International Challengers Press Morning in Newmarket

For background information on the international challengers, please click HERE Ascot and Newmarket Racecourses staged the annual International Challengers Press Morning in Newmarket this morning, Thursday, June 14, and connections of the overseas challengers plus other leading hopes gave their thoughts ahead of Royal Ascot (Tuesday, June 19 to Saturday, June 23) and the Moët & Chandon July Festival (Thursday, July 12 to Saturday, July 14). Frankie Dettori, the most successful current jockey at Royal Ascot with 56 winners, talked about how special Royal Ascot is…

Ascot Racecourse announces 2017 financial results

ASCOT RACECOURSE ANNOUNCES 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS Pre-tax profits rise from £5.1m to £6.2m Prudent balance sheet management – net debt reduced by £11.9m ahead of schedule to under £60m Increase in Capital Investment and 2018 Prize money Date: Monday, June 4, 2018 Ascot Racecourse today announces its financial results for the 12 months ending December 31, 2017. Ascot Authority (Holdings) Limited (AAHL) reported a pre-tax profit of £6.2 million. Financial summary 2017 £’000 2016 £’000 Turnover 85,410 80,081 Cost of sales (50,507) (47,656) Gross profit 34,903…

WORLD HORSE RACING LAUNCHES THE ULTIMATE DIGITAL RACING FAN EXPERIENCE

   WORLD HORSE RACING LAUNCHES THE ULTIMATE DIGITAL RACING FAN EXPERIENCE    Iconic global racing festivals join forces to create a major new online platform for racing fans LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, Tuesday, May 22, 2018: A ground-breaking new media company dedicated to telling the story of international thoroughbred horse racing launches today. World Horse Racing will give fans exclusive access to the thrills, glamour and culture of one of the world’s most enthralling sports. This major new media brand is unique in being powered by four iconic racing festivals – Ascot and Goodwood Racecourses in the…

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