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Pegasus World Cup to air in 135+ territories

The Pegasus World Cup presented by Baccarat (G1) on January 28th will reach over 135 territories through broadcast distribution courtesy of HBA Media. Held in Miami, the first major flat event of 2023 has attracted legendary jockey Frankie Dettori, who will ride in the feature race for his final time as he starts his international ‘swansong’ […]

January 25, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Grant named Chairman of Racecourse Media Group

Conor Grant has been appointed incoming Chairman of Racecourse Media Group (RMG), the umbrella organisation for 35 British racecourse shareholders and parent company of Racing TV. Grant will initially join as a Non-Executive Director on April 1st and then succeed Roger Lewis as Chairman on October 1st. Grant brings to the role 24 years of […]

January 19, 2023

Racecourse Chairman Lewis extends term until October 2023

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) has announced that its Chairman, Roger Lewis, has extended his post until October 2023 in order to assist RMG transition to a new Chair. Roger Lewis has been on the RMG Board for over 10 years during which time RMG has increased its licence fees and dividend payments to its racecourses […]

November 23, 2022

Bahrain horserace televised in 165 countries

The £600,000 Bahrain International Trophy will be available to watch in 165 countries on November 18th – with the Kingdom’s showpiece race attracting record television interest. Racecourse Media Group (RMG) and HBA Media (HBA), two of the leading horseracing media rights companies, working with the Bahrain Turf Club, have delivered the coverage, with 20 networks […]

November 16, 2022

HBA Media distributes Melbourne Cup and Breeders’ Cup worldwide

This week sees two prestigious international horseracing events – the Lexus Melbourne Cup and the Breeders’ Cup – attract a widespread global audience courtesy of specialist distributors HBA Media. The Lexus Melbourne Cup, which took place in the early hours of November 1st, entered its 162nd year with 20 broadcasters showcasing the event live in […]

November 1, 2022

QIPCO British Champions Day airs in 150 territories

QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot, demmed the most valuable day’s horse racing in Britain, will see unprecedented television exposure around the world on October 15th – with the season finale, featuring the world’s best racehorse Baaeed, available to watch in 150 territories. With £4million in prize money up for grabs, and six world-class races, […]

October 13, 2022

Equidia moves to cloud delivery with Globecast

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media and content management, has announced that international horse racing channel, Equidia, has chosen the company’s Managed Cloud Network (MCN) service, plus encoding, to greatly increase the choice and flexibility of what content can be aired by which affiliates, highly cost-effectively. Equidia, through its B2B Equidia Pro service delivers […]

September 6, 2022

Ascot Racecourse awards digital contract to Little Dot Sport

Little Dot Sport, the digital content agency and media network Little Dot Studios’ sport specialist label, has been awarded a multi-platform, full service, social media and digital content account for Ascot Racecourse, effective immediately. Little Dot Sport will now manage and deliver Ascot Racecourse’s full social content strategy as the organisation looks to grow its […]

July 7, 2022

Oisin Murphy to join Sky Sports Racing for Royal Ascot

Sky Sports Racing has announced that as part of its coverage of Royal Ascot 2022, champion jockey and retained rider for Qatar Racing, Oisin Murphy, will join the team as a special guest pundit to offer expert analysis and opinion. Murphy, who was leading jockey at Royal Ascot in 2021, will feature during Sky Sports […]

June 7, 2022

France Galop appoints HBA Media

France Galop has appointed HBA Media as its dedicated global horseracing distribution partner under a four-year agreement. HBA Media will preside over France Galop’s entire racing portfolio to ensure global broadcast and multi-platform distribution for the world-famous Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and a further 26 Group 1 and Group 2 racedays. HBA Media […]

May 11, 2022