(Edited press release)
HorseRacing TV has reached an agreement with Racing World, a television and wagering rightsholder, in both the British and Irish markets, to provide its coverage of North American-based racetracks into homes in England and Ireland, beginning March 28.
HRTV will be broadcast on Racing World five days a week, Wednesday through Sunday, from 1 to 8 p.m. ET on Sky Channel 443.
(Additional information on Racing World is available via the following link: http://www.racinguk.tv/site/AboutRacingWorld_35.asp)
A joint venture between Magna Entertainment Corp., Churchill Downs, and Racing UK, HRTV currently airs Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park, and Oaklawn Park, and recently added Churchill Downs to its group of racetracks. The Churchill Downs spring meeting, featuring the 133rd edition of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will begin April 28.
The agreement will also further bolster Racing World's current offering of North American racetracks, which now includes Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita, Keeneland, Arlington Park, and Woodbine.