Forty broadcasters from all corners of the globe will provide live coverage of Saturday's $30.5-million G1 Dubai World Cup from Meydan Racecourse. In all, nine races will be contested, headlined by the $12-million Dubai World Cup, Sponsored by Emirates Airline.
Dubai Racing Club's Racecourse Media Group (RMG), and RMG's agency HBA Media, have secured some of the biggest names in sports broadcasting to televise and live stream the day's events, include Fox Sports in the U.S., ESPN/Star+ in South America, SuperSport in Africa, Viaplay in Europe, Dubai Media and BeIN in the Middle East, and for the first time ITV, the UK's biggest commercial broadcaster. The races can also be watched live on board selected airlines and cruise-lines via the Sport 24 network.
“The Dubai World Cup will once again receive huge exposure from broadcasters all around the world, and we are particularly delighted that ITV–the UK's biggest commercial broadcaster–will show live action from Meydan Racecourse for the first time,” Major General Dr Mohammed Essa Al Adhab, General Manager of Dubai Racing Club, said. “We look forward to welcoming all the broadcasters and their audiences, both new and old, to the event and hope they enjoy one of the great sporting spectacles.”
Broadcasters covering the Dubai World Cup fixture include:
• Asia and Australia: Green Channel, Fuji TV (Japan); TVB, Cable, Now TV, HKJC TV (Hong Kong); STC TV (Singapore); Wasu (China); Sony Network (Indian subcontinent); FanCode (India); Racing.com, Sky Thoroughbred Central, Entain, (Australia); and Trackside (New Zealand)
• Africa and Middle East: SuperSport (Africa), Dubai Racing Channel, Yas TV and Bein (MENA)
• Americas and Caribbean: Fox Sports, TVG, NYRA, NBC (US); HPI (Canada); ESPN / Star+ (South America and Caribbean); and SportsMax (Caribbean)
• Europe: Viaplay (pan Europe); ITV (UK); Racing TV (UK, Republic of Ireland); Virgin Media (Republic of Ireland); Equidia (France); SilkNet (Georgia); TJK TV (Turkey); Setanta (Eurasia and Baltics); WeDo (Germany, Switzerland and Austria); and Polsat (Poland)
Additionally, Trans World Sport, the leading global sports magazine programme, will offer the fixture added exposure, as will CNN, which is covering the race for its World Sport programme. Reuters will also distribute the event to their networks of news outlets.ok
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