Racecourse Media adds HKJC racing content to broadcast schedule

first_img Submit Related Articles Share Scientific Games bolsters virtuals portfolio with Legends Racing addition July 29, 2020 ITV secures three-year British racing broadcast deal August 5, 2020 Share HKJC closes OCBBs amid rising public health concerns July 13, 2020 StumbleUpon Updating its clients and stakeholders, Racecourse Media Group has informed that it will begin to broadcast racing content from Hong Kong on UK TV channels of Sky 432, Virgin 536 and Freeview 231.Having entered a content partnership with the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), Racecourse Media extends its Asian racing coverage.  Moving forward the specialist broadcaster will now show HKJC syndicated content from the Sha Tin and Happy Valley, starting with Longines Hong Kong International Races week, which gets underway with the International Jockeys’ Challenge (December 7).In all, Racing UK, the only place to see the coverage in HD, will show 63 fixtures on its broadcast and digital platforms this season, the timings of which complement the domestic action from the core offering of the 34 UK tracks.Expanding its broadcast service Nick Mills, Commercial Director of Racecourse Media Group, parent company of Racing UK, said:“This is a wonderful opportunity for British viewers to experience the high-octane racing from Hong Kong, which will include many familiar horses and jockeys.“Both jurisdictions are always looking to explore opportunities together and this year a record five meetings from RMG courses were shown in Hong Kong. That not only offers British racing a wonderful shop window, but also generates significant revenues to racecourses through wagering on those races in Hong Kong.”George Irvine, Commingling Development Director for the Hong Kong Jockey Club, backed Mills comments“I’m really pleased that Racing UK has decided to add Hong Kong racing to their impressive racing portfolio, especially in time for their subscribers to enjoy the World Championship of International Racing at the Longines Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin on December 11.”last_img read more

Satellites hold slim chance of progressing

first_imgGhana now face a must-win game against the United States in the concluding Group B fixture at the FIFA U-20 World Cup after losing to Spain on Monday.The Black Satellites lost 1-0 to Spain in a closely-fought encounter but near misses denied Sellas Tetteh’s side a share of the spoils.Ghana need a win against the USA in Thursday’s final group match as the top four third-place finishers will cement places in the knockout round in addition to the top two teams in each of the six groups.A goal after 13 minutes by Jese for Spain qualified the European champions for the last 16 with a game to spare.The second half saw an improved Black Satellites. But Ghana’s best chance of equalising failed to materialise.Richmond Yiadom Boakye, who came off the bench in the opening game blazed over after great footwork inside the box. Frank Acheampong then went close with a header with 20 minutes remaining, while Joseph Duncan forced a good save from the Spanish goalkeeper, Sortres with a half -volley from the edge of the area.last_img read more