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…

Talaayeb faces seven rivals in Listed Lord Weinstock Memorial EBF Stallions Stakes at Newbury on Thursday

    Ed Walker eyes big run from Indian Blessing   Newbury stages an eight-race card on Thursday, June 15, when the highlight is the £50,000 Listed Lord Weinstock Memorial EBF Stallions Stakes (3.05pm, eight runners) over a mile and a quarter for three-year-old fillies.   Talaayeb (Owen Burrows/Jim Crowley) sets the standard after her excellent fourth behind Winter over a mile in the QIPCO 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on May 7 on only her second career start.   Ed Walker’s Indian Blessing (David Probert)…

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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