Sky Racing World, a US-based subsidiary of Australian operator Tabcorp, has launched a new simulcasting product that will make horse racing organized by Japan’s National Association of Racing (NAR) available to US customers.
The Jockey Club, the governing body of horse racing in the UK, has announced it will donate 10,000 tickets to the National Health Service (NHS) and social care sector for the first day of the 2021 Grand National Festival.
New Zealand Racing and the TAB have taken the decision to close all retail sites and temporarily suspend racing after the national government announced that it would move the country to Alert Level 4 of the Covid-19 alert system later today (25 March).
All British greyhound racing has been suspended after Prime Minister Boris Johnson banned all non-essential travel and gatherings of more than two people in order to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
Sportech has said that impairment costs related to a sports bar asset in Stamford, Connecticut, in the US meant losses widened in 2019, but the betting technology provider was able to report a year-on-year increase in total revenue.
Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has announced that the 2020 edition of the Kentucky Derby US horse racing event will be switched from May to September in response to the global outbreak of Covid-19.
Ladbrokes Coral and bwin.party operator GVC Holdings has estimated that the suspension of all horse racing in the UK until the end of April will lead to an earnings decline of £20m-£25m, on top of yesterday’s (16 March) reduced earnings guidance.
The Jockey Club, the governing body of horse racing in the UK, has announced that the 2020 edition of showpiece event the Grand National Festival will not take place as a result of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.