All the news from the first day of Royal Ascot 2017

ROYAL ASCOT 2017 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE FIRST DAY, TUESDAY, JUNE 20   Early going news, non-runners & jockey changes   The going for the first day of Royal Ascot 2017, Tuesday, June 20, is:   Good to Firm, Good in places (watered)   GoingStick readings at 8.00am today: Standside: 8.6; Centre:8.3; Far Side: 8.5, Round: 7.7   Stalls: Straight Course: Centre; Round Course: Inside   The running rail on the round course is positioned three yards out from its innermost position from approximately nine furlongs…

Royal Ascot to be available in 650 million homes worldwide

Royal Ascot 2017 will be broadcast in 175 territories with a reach of 650 million households this week through Ascot’s media rights arrangements with Pitch International and Racecourse Media Group (RMG). Uniquely in Britain, every race will be carried live on ITV1, whilst Irish viewers will see the meeting on free-to-watch television channel TV3. In the US, the agreement with NBC aligns Ascot with a globally-renowned broadcasting powerhouse, while also doubling the reach of Ascot in that market. Last year NBC was the only network in…

Top Owner Trophy to be awarded at Royal Ascot

  Ascot Racecourse is delighted to announce that a Royal Ascot Leading Owner Trophy will be awarded next week.   The competition will run alongside the established equivalents for jockeys and trainers. Those two awards are both kindly sponsored by QIPCO.   Like the established jockeys and trainers awards, the champion owner over the week will be decided on straight wins, with seconds, thirds (etc) only coming into play in the event of a tie for wins.   With the agreement of Coolmore, the operation…

Royal Ascot Media Guide 2017 – part 2

RA MG 2017 FINAL mono section p70 to p167 on 070617 for printing

Royal Ascot Media Guide 2017 – part 1

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