HRI Partners With Aer Lingus College Football Classic For Three Years

Horse racing will become part of the annual celebration of American College Football in Ireland featuring a Stars and Stripes themed race night at Leopardstown Racecourse after a three-year partnership was announced between Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) and the Aer Lingus College Football Classic. The 2023 edition of the Aer Lingus College Football Classic game, featuring Notre Dame versus Navy at a sold out Aviva Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 26, is estimated to be worth €147 million to the Irish economy. The Leopardstown race night is one of approximately 50...

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Racing Welfare Partners With EPIC Risk Management

Racing Welfare has partnered with independent gambling harm minimisation consultancy, EPIC Risk Management. It is currently Safer Gambling week, a cross-industry initiative to promote safer gambling in the UK and Ireland. Epic Risk Management will be Racing Welfare's Safer Gambling Education Partner. The partnership will see EPIC's educational programme added to Racing Welfare's portfolio of support services. Racing Welfare's Director of Welfare, Simone Sear, said, "Helping individuals struggling with addiction is a key part of the day-to-day work that we do here at Racing Welfare, as has been the case...

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Barberstown Castle Cements Partnership With Naas Racecourse

Barberstown Castle placed a winning bid of €8,000 to win the sponsorship of the G3 Poplar Square Chase at Naas Racecourse during The Coast To The Curragh Cycle last month, which raised money for Cancer Trials Ireland. Scheduled for Nov. 12, when National Hunt racing returns to Naas, the race has proven to be a popular early winter target. The Coast To The Curragh Charity Cycle was the brainchild of Gavin Lynch, who in thinking up the idea did so in memory of his mother Olive, who like Pat Smullen,...

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NYRA and 1/ST CONTENT Sign 10-Year Partnership

NYRA Content Management Solutions (NCMS), a subsidiary of the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA), and 1/ST CONTENT have announced a 10-year partnership to expand distribution of North American horse racing content internationally. An integral part of the agreement calls for NCMS to acquire a significant equity position in TSG Global Wagering Solutions LLC (GWS), a subsidiary of 1/ST CONTENT responsible for the delivery of horse racing content to global markets. "By joining 1/ST CONTENT and NCMS, two of the powerhouses in North American horse racing content, we are reinforcing...

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ARC To Support National Horseracing Museum

The Arena Racing Company (ARC) and The National Horseracing Museum (NHRM) have partnered to support the Newmarket-based charity. The multi-year deal was announced just before the start of National Racehorse Week on Sept. 10. ARC will specifically support the work undertaken within the Rothschild Yard at Palace House, historic home of NHRM. Working with Retraining of Racehorses ("ROR"), NHRM utilise the facilities at the Rothschild Yard to educate the public on the work that goes into retraining Thoroughbred athletes after their racing careers are over. In addition, NHRM holds daily...

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West Point Thoroughbreds Celebrates Milestone Achievement

West Point Thoroughbreds partner Lisa Bell has been nervous for plenty of horse races, having owned dozens of horse through the syndicate over the years including 2017 GI Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming (Bodemeister), but the butterflies in her stomach were at an all-time high on Sunday at Saratoga as Phantom Smoke (Ghostzapper) looked to give West Point its 1,000th win. "We were all on pins and needles and when Phantom Smoke broke out of the gate before the race, it was obviously not the start that we wanted," Bell...

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Tattersalls Partners With CTS For The Cape Premier Yearling Sale

Tattersalls has joined forces with Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) in a joint venture focussed on the 2023 CTS Cape Premier Yearling Sale on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. This association will coincide with the return of the Cape Premier Yearling Sale to the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). Officially branded the Cape Premier Yearling Sale powered by Tattersalls, that sale and the CTS Farm Yearling Sale and CTS Ready To Run Sale will also be conducted under the same partnership. Grant Knowles, MD of CTS, said, "The new association with...

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Longines And HKJC Renew Partnership For Five More Years

Longines and the Hong Kong Jockey Club have extended their partnership another five years to 2026. The partnership, which began in 2012, sees Longines continue as the title partner and Official Timekeeper of the G1 Longines Cup, the Longines International Jockeys' Championship and the Longines Hong Kong International Races. The Longines World's Best Jockey award is also presented during the Longines HKIR. Hong Kong will also continue to be the home of the world's richest Group 1 turf races over 1200m, 1600m and 2000m when the collective prize money of...

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Racing Welfare Partners With ROA

Racing Welfare and the Racehorse Owners Association (ROA) have formalised their long-standing relationship within the UK racing industry, which will allow greater scope for collaboration and to share key messaging and opportunities. The ROA logo will now also be visible on all Racing Welfare uniform. Charlie Liverton, Chief Executive Officer, ROA commented, "On behalf of the ROA and our members we are thrilled to announce a formal partnership with Racing Welfare. There is a natural synergy in our ambition to protect and promote the health of everyone in the horse...

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Goffs and Flexjet Join Forces For Orby Buyers

Goffs and Flexjet have joined forces to cater to leading clients ahead of the upcoming Goffs Orby Sale, the sales company announced on Monday. Flexjet is part of Directional Aviation's OneSky family and has over 160 aircraft worldwide. It provides access to its fleet through tailored, shared aircraft ownership solutions, providing owners with a premium experience and service akin to outright jet ownership, but with more accessibility, cost predictability and flexibility. Each Flexjet flight is carbon offset to 300%. "Flexjet and Goffs share a similar ethos in delivering our clients...

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FanDuel Named Title Partner at Kentucky Downs

With Kentucky Downs and FanDuel entering into a three-year partnership, the upcoming six-day meet at Kentucky Downs has been renamed the FanDuel Meet at Kentucky Downs. Located near the Kentucky and Tennessee border, Kentucky Downs offers only turf racing with some of the biggest purses in America. FanDuel, a sports-tech entertainment company, is the parent company of TVG. Included among the changes brought about by the partnership are TVG becoming the official Advance Deposit Wagering (ADW) platform for Kentucky Downs; racing from the track airing exclusively on TVG for network...

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Juddmonte and Rosemont Partner on a Three-Quarter Brother to Frankel

Juddmonte's dual listed-placed Maximal (GB) (Galileo {Ire}), out of their undefeated superstar Frankel (GB) (Galileo {Ire})'s half-sister Joyeuse (GB) (Oasis Dream {GB}), will continue his racing career in Australia, after a deal was reached between the late Prince Khalid's operation and Rosemont Stud, the Victorian-based stud announced on Tuesday. The deal marks the first time Juddmonte have ever entered into an Australian partnership on a stallion prospect. "Myself, John [O'Shea] and his assistant trainer Tom Charlton have a spent a great deal of time analysing Maximal, his form, profile and...

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