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Bet365 Extends Craven Meeting Sponsorship


Craven S. hero Masar | Racing Post

A deal has been struck between Newmarket Racecourse and bet365, which sees Newmarket’s three-day Craven Meeting sponsorship extended another three years, it was announced on Monday. The bet365 Craven Meeting is the first of 39 fixtures held at HQ in 2019 and begins on Tuesday, with the G3 bet365 Craven S., won last year by subsequent G1 Investec Derby hero Masar (Ire) (New Approach {Ire}), on tap for Wednesday’s card.

“We are delighted to have agreed an extended deal with bet365 ahead of what is sure to be another fantastic curtain raiser to the 2019 season at the Home of Horseracing,” said Amy Starkey, Regional Director of The Jockey Club, East Region.

“bet365 have long been valued supporters of Newmarket Racecourses and we are excited to discover which star names will emerge at bet365 Craven Meetings in the seasons to come.”

Added bet365 Head of Racing PR Pat Cooney, “”We are delighted to continue our support of the Craven Meeting for a further three years, maintaining our close relationship with Newmarket Racecourses. Our association with this meeting goes back many years and we are looking forward to welcoming in the new Flat season at the Home of Horseracing.”

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