RACING: QIPCO Guineas Festival 2013 – Live on Channel 4

April 30, 2013

The historic QIPCO Guineas Festival at Newmarket sees a selection of Europe’s finest racehorses going head-to-head over the Rowley Mile in the famous 1,000 and 2,000 Guineas races, live on Channel 4 Racing.

This year’s festival is set to be even bigger than ever as the racecourse celebrates the 200th running of the 1,000 Guineas, one of British racing’s five Classics.

Providing the annual curtain raiser for the new Flat season, the 2,000 and 1,000 Guineas kicks off the 2013 QIPCO British Champions Series and represents a great opportunity to capitalise on the buzz of a new season.

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RACING: Racing UK takes Ascot from At The Races

December 17, 2012

Racing UK will gain a hugely significant addition to its roster of televised tracks following a decision by Ascot to award them the broadcast rights for all events at the famous racecourse from June 2014.

The country’s premier venue, home to Royal Ascot every June, will link up with Racecourse Media Group, the parent company of Racing UK which already broadcasts action from the majority of the UK’s major racecourses, including Cheltenham, Aintree, Epsom, Newmarket, York and Goodwood.

The move is a significant setback for rival channel At The Races, which has held the rights to Ascot race meetings since 2004, and is now left with a portfolio mainly consisting of middle and low-grade courses.

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MOTORSPORT: Goodwood Festival of Speed 2012 – Live on Sky Sports

June 23, 2012

The fabled Festival of Speed returns to the historic grounds of Goodwood House in West Sussex, and Sky Sports and ITV will have full coverage of the 2012 event.

As the world’s greatest celebration of car culture, this year’s event will be even bigger and better than ever with a record number of Formula 1 teams and drivers in attendance, as well as the usual mix of impressive classic vehicles, planes and bikes.

Featuring a host of adrenaline-fuelled attractions, this mecca of motorsport has long been regarded as one of the must-see events of the motorsport calendar, with Sky Sports screening three hours of live coverage over the course of the weekend, and there will be special review on ITV the following week.

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