Tag Archives: Arena Leisure
- Arena Leisure sold to Reuben Bros; William Hill hits bulls eye with sponsorship deal
January 16, 2012
Embattled racecourse owners Arena Leisure has finally been sold in a deal the board hopes will breathe new life into the company’s courses. The transaction sees Reuben Brothers’ Aldersgate investment arm take the remaining 70% of the business they didn’t currently hold. It comes after the deadline was extended just...
- Paddy Power ad criticized; Lads get smart; Northern Racing figures disappoint
January 4, 2012
A newspaper ad taken out by Paddy Power has been criticized after the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld a complaint against it. The advert, published in The Sun on 15 October 2011, featured Liverpool striker Luiz Suarez and stated: "MONEY-BACK IF SUAREZ SCORES. LIVERPOOL V MAN UTD. IF SUAREZ SCORES...
- SIS emerges as bidder for Arena Leisure
August 1, 2011
Another bidder has emerged for the UK racecourse group Arena Leisure as Satellite Information Services (SIS) looks at making a bid. Reports in this weekend’s Sunday Times point to the specialist broadcaster making a substantial bid for the firm of up to £200million. Arena announced in June that they were...
- Arena Leisure could sell courses; ROA president recommends Levy changes
June 24, 2011
Over a quarter of the UK’s race meetings may be put up for sale as Arena Leisure reviews its options. The company owns the all-weather venues at Lingfield, Southwell and Wolverhampton in addition to Doncaster, Folkestone, Windsor and Worcester. The all-weather venues are the more lucrative of Arena’s catalogue due...
- Racecourse operator sees uncertain future; BetClic challenge decree
March 9, 2011
The horse racing industry is currently the talk of the BBC airwaves as the “unlikely hero” that won over £1.4million with a £2 bet is likely to be lauded for a few days yet. Unfortunately for the industry itself life goes on and as the future of the horse race...
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