Racing TV

Racing TV To Showcase Japan Cup To UK And Irish Audiences

The G1 Japan Cup will be broadcast on Racing TV to the UK and Ireland for the first time on Sunday, 6:40 a.m. GMT. A prize-money haul of £2.7 million will be awarded to the winner of the 2400-metre Tokyo cornerstone. Seven Group 1 winners have been entered, including the current Longines World's Best Racehorse Equinox (Jpn) (Kitasan Black {Jpn}), who has won his past five races. Dr. Kanichi Kusano, general manager of the Japan Racing Association (JRA) London office, said, "We are pleased to announce that the Japan Cup,...

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Dubai World Cup to Be Broadcast Worldwide

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...

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Finalists Announced For The 2023 UK Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards

The 18 finalists for the 2023 UK Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards sponsored by Godolphin were announced on Friday. Three finalists remain in contention for each of the prizes which recognise and reward the outstanding skill, commitment and contribution of over 10,000 stud and stable staff in England, Scotland, and Wales. All of the finalists will receive a £250 prize for reaching this stage of the judging process. Judging day for the 18 will be held on Monday, Feb. 20, with the winners announced during a ceremony at York Racecourse later...

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Jane Mangan: 'Broadcasting Was Never On My Mind – It Seemed Beyond Me'

Former amateur rider-turned-television pundit, Jane Mangan is next up in the Starfield Stud-sponsored Conversations series. From her family's approach to breeding to her time working in Ballydoyle and at Primus, Mangan makes for an engaging subject in this week's Q&A with Brian Sheerin. Brian Sheerin: This year will be remembered for the remarkably strong trade at the sales. Your family's Conna Stud was a beneficiary of the excellent trade when selling a Churchill (Ire) filly for €230,000 at the Orby Sale in September. How did the year go as a...

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Nominations Open For UK TIE Awards

Nominations for the Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards 2023, sponsored by Godolphin, opened on Wednesday. Formerly the UK Godolphin Stud & Stable Staff Awards, the awards are an opportunity for employees from across the various areas of the Thoroughbred industry, be it in training yards, studs or in administrative roles, to be celebrated for their hard work and dedication to the sport. The nomination period closes on Nov. 8. Run by the British Horse Racing Authority (BHA) in association with the Racing Post and Racing TV, the awards carry a prize-money...

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'Few Make A Living Doing What They Love – I am Lucky To Be One Of Them'

He has been crowned British racing's best broadcaster of the year an astounding eight times but Nick Luck remains as hungry as ever. From talking about the success of his daily podcast, the Nick Luck Daily Podcast, revealing that he will make his Melbourne Cup debut this year and providing his own thoughts on the major issues affecting British racing, Luck makes for fascinating reading in this week's Q&A. Brian Sheerin: You sat down with Lee Mottershead for the Big Read in the Racing Post almost two years ago. A...

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Chris Dixon – 'I Am Absolutely Certain Raasel Is A Group Horse'

   He may be best known for his role as presenter and pundit with Racing TV, but Chris Dixon has also carved out a reputation for being able to find bargain horses to run under the banner of The Horse Watchers, of which his brother Martin also plays an integral role.    The Horse Watchers have had a lot to shout about down through the years, with the owners approaching 100 winners all told, but the best may yet be to come on Saturday when the Mick Appleby-trained Raasel (GB)...

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Paddy Trainor Named Employee of the Year at the GSSSA

Johnston Racing's Patrick 'Paddy' Trainor was named the Employee of the Year at the Godolphin Stud & Stable Staff Awards on Monday. Hosted by Oli Bell, the ceremony was held virtually and broadcast live on Racing TV. The awards were organised by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) in conjunction with media partners Racing Post and Racing TV. Trainor will receive £10,000, with the same amount shared with his colleagues at Johnston Racing, as well as the Godolphin Trophy. Earlier in the night, Trainor, who has worked for Johnston Racing for...

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Condren Appointed Goffs UK Head of Sales

Bernard Condren has been appointed to Head of Sales of Goffs UK and will join the company beginning Feb. 7. Bernard, who began bid spotting at Goffs in 2000, made his debut as an auctioneer at Goffs in 2006. Previously, Bernard spent 11 years with Racing TV. "Bernard will continue to be on the rostrum at all Goffs sales whilst also becoming a full-time auctioneer at the Goffs UK's sales in Doncaster, Aintree and Yorton," Goffs UK Managing Director Tim Kent commented. "His role will also see him join the...

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Shortlists For UK GSSS Awards Announced

The shortlists for six awards of the upcoming 2022 Godolphin Stud & Stable Staff Awards were revealed on Monday. Sponsored by Godolphin and run by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) in association with the Racing Post and Racing TV, the awards recognise and reward the outstanding skills, commitment and contribution of over 10,000 stud and stable staff in England, Scotland and Wales. The 2022 awards will carry total prizemony of £128,500, with as much as £30,000 available to a single yard or stud. The finalists will be announced early next...

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Racing TV to Show All Breeders' Cup Races

All 14 Breeders' Cup races will be shown on Racing TV on Nov. 5 and 6. A full multi-media user experience will be available for the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Del Mar, with live coverage beginning at 9 p.m. on Friday and 5:45 p.m. on Saturday. The Racing TV coverage will be hosted by Tom Stanley, Angus McNae and George Baker, while Nick Luck and Rishi Persad's on-course interviews will be relayed via the NBC and 'Players' Show' feeds from Del Mar. Sky 426, Virgin 536 (Britain) and 411...

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Finalists Announced For Irish GSSSA

A total of 11 wild cards have been added to the Arqana Summer Sale on July 1. Comprised of nine horses-in-training, one in-foal mare and a black-type filly, the lots are from both Flat and National Hunt disciplines, with the highlight being G2 Italian 2000 Guineas hero Fayathaan (Ire) (Mehmas {Ire}) as lot 503. One of four from Roberto Biondi's Channel Consignment, the 3-year-old colt is joined by group winner Elisa Again (GB) (Champs Elysees {GB}) (lot 487); 2021 G2 Derby Italiano runner-up Juan de Montalban (Ire) (Lope de Vega...

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