GVC Holdings sells Coral and Ladbrokes' on-course betting ops 85 UK racetracks and another 21 in Ireland to John/Sid Hooper.
New UK pandemic restrictions push racing back behind closed doors while casinos will go "to the wall" if forced to shut at 10pm.
British racing's brief experiment with allowing spectators in stands comes to halt after just one day as pandemic restrictions resume.
UK betting shops and arcades have been cleared to end three-month COVID-19 lockdown on June 15 if they can impose proper safety protocols.
British Horseracing Authority says CEO Nick Rust has his full support after trainers call for his ouster for failing to restart racing.
British Horseracing Authority extends its suspension of racing after UK government extends lockdown provisions aimed at limiting pandemic spread.
British Horseracing Authority to vote this week on plan to resume racing at certain tracks 'behind closed doors' on May 1, pending gov't approval.
British horseracing leaders are excited that Chinese money could start flowing into their coffers increasingly in the next few years.
The UK racing industry panics on word that the annual Levy handout from betting will come in £17m below forecasts, resulting in £5m budget hole.
British Horseracing Authority says British racing will resume Wednesday on a 'risk-managed' basis following further equine influenza screening.