Tag Archives: Ascot
- Betfred, Ascot Racecourse ink pool betting deal
April 4, 2017
UK bookmakers Betfred have inked a pool betting deal with Ascot Racecourse, dealing a preemptive strike against the plan by other racecourses to launch their own pool betting system. On Monday, Ascot announced it would launch AscotBet, its own pool betting system, next summer. The system will be underpinned by...
- Bookmaker Geoff Banks sues British Horseracing Authority over Ascot cockup
August 17, 2015
At least one bookmaker is suing Britain’s horseracing industry association following last month’s Speculative Bid farce at Ascot. The Gigaset International Stakes made headlines for all the wrong reasons after 4-1 favorite Speculative Bid emerged from the stalls without jockey Jamie Spencer and proceeded to run the entire race sans...
- Harbinger of doom
August 10, 2010
After Harbinger’s runaway success at the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot last month, a serious leg injury has put a nail in the coffin of the horse’s career. Highclere Thoroughbred Racing, the 12-owner syndicate who share the horse, commented that the serious injury has put an...