Online wagering company Youbet.com announced Monday it has completed an agreement to sponsor ESPN.com's new horse racing version of ESPNMotion™.ESPN.com developed and patented the online video delivery system which provides users edited video clips from its broadcast networks. The application now is available on the Horse Racing section of the ESPN.com Web site. "ESPN's excellence in broadcasting translates into superior online Content delivery and Youbet is very pleased to become the sponsor of ESPNMotion for horse racing," commented Youbet.com chairman and chief executive officer Charles F. Champion. "Youbet's technology leadership in the horse racing industry provides synergy with ESPN's unique video delivery system. The result is that horse racing fans have never had it better."
Since its inception last year ESPNMotion has garnered more than 3,000,000 individual users worldwide. The largest Internet provider of Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse and Standardbred racing content in the United States as measured by handle data published by the Oregon Racing Commission, Youbet.com operates TotalAccess, an Oregon-based hub for the acceptance and placement of wagers.