Howden Renews Sponsorship In Bahrain, Expands Sponsorship To Australia

Howden, the global insurance group, has partnered with the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) and continued its relationship with The Bahrain Turf Club (BTC) in a pair of sponsorships, the company announced on Tuesday. Howden is already an official partner in Ascot Racecourse. Howden is now the Official Partner of the VRC. The VRC hosts the Melbourne Cup Carnival. They have also been named sponsors of the G1 Howden Australian Guineas over 1600m. The company is now in its third year of sponsoring The Crown Prince's Cup Meeting in the Kingdom...

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Howden Steps In as Major Sponsor of Guineas Festival

Insurance broker Howden has extended its backing of British racing with mass sponsorship at this weekend's Guineas meeting at Newmarket. While QIPCO retains the sponsorship of the first two Classics of the season, the 2,000 and 1,000 Guineas, the Howden name is now attached to 13 races across the Saturday and Sunday of the three-day fixture that kicks off the QIPCO British Champions Series. These include the G2 Howden Dahlia S. and G3 Howden Palace House S. David Howden, who was profiled last year in TDN, is the founder of...

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Business And Sport Combine In Howden's Passion For The Turf

One of the great joys of racing is its enduring ability to captivate and enthrall people at any stage of their lives. A chance spark can alight, and burst into flame. It was that way with David Howden. It is only four years since he bought a lot at a charity event at the Dragon School in Oxford that consisted of a morning on the Newmarket gallops and a day's racing at the 2000 Guineas. "My wife Fiona and my daughters, Talitha, Jemima and Kitty, came with me," says Howden....

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Bell and Moore Join Forces With Ace Rothstein in Bahrain

Ace Rothstein (More Than Ready) is one of 12 horses signed on in Friday's Listed HRH The Crown Prince's Cup, sponsored by Howden. The Michael Bell runner has won three times, including over the Sakhir turf course in a 1800-metre local Group 2, the Al Adiyat Racing Cup, on Jan. 7. With that effort, he defeated the reopposing duo of Medal Winner (Fr) (Olympic Glory {Ire}) and Macaque (GB) (Rock of Gibraltar {Ire}). Ridden by Charlie Bishop in that effort, Bell has engaged the services of 2021 Longines World's Best...

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Howden Sponsors Crown Prince Cup

International insurance broker Howden will sponsor the Listed The Crown Prince's Cup at the Rashid Equestrian & Horseracing Club in Bahrain this year. The 2000 metre race takes place on Jan. 28. David Howden, founder and group chief executive officer of Howden and a racehorse owner and breeder, said, "Our sponsorship of The Crown Prince's Cup in Bahrain, alongside our partnership with Ascot, helps to deepen our relationships in a sport we love and enable us to further understand and respond to the worldwide risks challenges it faces. Howden has...

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Howden Named Official Partner of Ascot Racecourse

Insurance broker Howden is now an official partner of Ascot Racecourse, the organisation announced on Monday. The five-year deal will run from 2021 to 2025. The insurance broker is well known in the racing industry as they arrange specialist equine insurance solutions for equestrian associations, racecourses, racehorse trainers, stud farms, riding schools and horse owners. Founded by David Howden who is also the president of the Cornbury House Horse Trials, Howden will have extensive branding at every live raceday at Ascot, including the five days of Royal Ascot this year...

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