Folkestone and Hereford racecourses in Britain are to close at end of this year
Sat, 28 Jul, 2012
British Horseracing Authority head of handicapping Phil Smith is keen to see Investec Derby hero Camelot tested against older horses so his full potential can be realised.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2012
The UK’s biggest horseracing operator revealed a rise in half-year earnings today after seeing signs of recovery in corporate hospitality spending.
Mon, 02 Aug, 2010
Another dire day for blue-chip stocks saw the FTSE 100 Index plunge more than 5% today to hit its lowest level in more than five years.
Thu, 16 Oct, 2008
The UK’s biggest horseracing operator today warned this year’s profits would take a fall as hard-pressed punters stay away from the track.
Ante-post favourite Zaahid and the well-fancied Lang Shining have both missed the cut for Saturday’s William Hill Lincoln after the top 22 horses all stood their ground.
Thu, 20 Mar, 2008
Richard Thomas was taken to East Surrey Hospital after suffering a bad fall at Lingfield.
Mon, 26 Nov, 2007
Plans by a horse-racing consortium to buy the Tote were thwarted by the British government today.
Fri, 29 Sep, 2006
The UK's largest operator of horseracing fixtures blamed the distraction of the World Cup for a dip in form at its racecourse division today.
Wed, 20 Sep, 2006
The UK’s largest horse racing operator today confirmed it had been involved in talks regarding an industry-wide bid for state-owned bookmaker the Tote.
Mon, 18 Sep, 2006
A horse-racing industry consortium has made a formal bid for the Tote, the British government-owned bookmaker, below its £400m (€594m) price tag, it was reported today.
Sun, 17 Sep, 2006
Plans for the £55m (€80m) redevelopment of Doncaster racecourse have been approved by the local council’s planning committee.
Wed, 16 Nov, 2005
Racecourses are being asked by the Jockeys’ Association to support RaceTech and safeguard the future of their stalls handlers.
Wed, 21 Sep, 2005
Significant progress has been made following the latest “highly-constructive talks” with the key players in the ongoing stalls dispute in the UK.
Fri, 26 Aug, 2005
Arena Leisure are considering police involvement after it was revealed their new stalls handlers team have been subject to threats of verbal and physical violence.
Thu, 25 Aug, 2005
Tue, 23 Aug, 2005
Clerk of the course Jon Pullin is hoping for a smooth introduction of the new team of Arena stalls handlers at Wolverhampton this evening.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2005
Some progress appears to have been made today in the controversy surrounding the new Steriline starting stalls which are in use at 17 of Britain’s 35 racecourses.
Tue, 02 Aug, 2005
Arena Leisure racing director Ian Renton admitted he would be “terribly disappointed” if there was a jockeys strike in support of RaceTech’s stall handlers.
Sat, 30 Jul, 2005
The FTSE 100 Index closed at highest level since mid-March today as oil and mining stocks gushed higher.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2005
Oil stocks were buoying the London market today as the FTSE 100 Index attempted to mark an end to the heavy losses of recent weeks.
Attheraces stakeholders Arena Leisure and BSkyB have bought out Channel Four’s share of the business as part of a plan to revive the media rights firm which recently signed up 25 British racecourses.
Tue, 04 May, 2004
ATTHERACES took a major step forward in the race to set up a new satellite racing channel with the announcement yesterday that 25 courses have reached agreement on a fresh deal.
Sat, 01 May, 2004
The British Office of Fair Trading has concluded that the collective sale of the media rights for 49 racecourses to attheraces was against competition rules.
Mon, 05 Apr, 2004
Attheraces is set to stop broadcasting British racing on Monday after failing to agree new media rights deals with 49 of the UK’s racecourses.
Thu, 25 Mar, 2004
The media consortium attheraces has terminated its £307m (€447m) TV rights deal with the Racecourse Association.
Thu, 29 Jan, 2004
Pat Eddery signed off with a winner at one of his favourite racecourses as Desert Quest took the spoils in the Tote Exacta Stakes at Windsor today.
Mon, 13 Oct, 2003
Arena Leisure, which has a profitable portfolio of six UK racecourses, will want to show on Wednesday that attheraces, its two-year-old joint venture with BSkyB and Channel 4, is heading in the right direction.
Sun, 30 Mar, 2003
Lingfield Park’s new race, which could figure as Johannesburg’s prep-run for the Kentucky Derby, will be called the Foster’s - International Trial Stakes.
Thu, 28 Mar, 2002
Aidan O’Brien’s Johannesburg looks set to make a surprise reappearance in the unlikely surrounds of Lingfield Park next month.
Sun, 17 Mar, 2002
Officials at Cheltenham are holding their breath after it was revealed that the course falls just outside a foot-and-mouth infected area.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2001
Lloyds TSB and Abbey National are under pressure on the London Stock Exchange after Trade Secretary Stephen Byers referred Lloyds' proposed takeover bid to the Competition Commission.
Fri, 23 Feb, 2001
The media rights deal between Go Racing and the Racecourse Association is a step closer tonight.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2001
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