media rights

RMG Renews Media Rights Agreement With British Courses

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) has agreed to five-year licence extensions for audio-visual and data rights for its British racecourses, the company announced on Thursday.  A total of 35 UK racecourses have their LBO rights renewed, and 33 UK racecourses were renewed for all other aspects of their media rights, including streaming (watch & bet), direct to home (DTH), terrestrial TV and international betting and non-betting through Dec. 31, 2028. Owned in its entirety by racecourse shareholders, RMG pays 100% of operating profit back to racecourses, and as a result, it...

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Newbury Racecourse to Move to Sky Sports Racing

Newbury Racecourse will be broadcast on Sky Sports Racing beginning in 2024 after a five-year deal was announced on Wednesday. The course's media rights will move to The Racing Partnership and Sky Sports Racing on Apr. 1, 2023, with the broadcast coverage of the course's cards moving from Racing TV to Sky Sports on Jan. 1, 2024. Some of the course's race meetings include the Dubai Duty Free Spring Trials, the G1 Al Shaqab Lockinge Day card, the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival and the G1 Challow Hurdle. Julian Thick, Chief Executive...

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