William Hill agrees programme sponsorship with ITV Racing

first_imgShare SBC Magazine Issue 10: Kaizen Gaming rebrand and focus for William Hill CEO August 25, 2020 Submit ITV secures three-year British racing broadcast deal August 5, 2020 Related Articles William Hill accelerates transformation agenda to overcome COVID realities August 5, 2020 StumbleUpon Share William Hill has agreed a one-year partnership with ITV to become the programme sponsors of the broadcaster’s new racing coverage.The bookmaker will sponsor almost 100 days of live racing across the main channel and ITV4, in addition to a magazine preview programme on ITV4 featuring bespoke William Hill idents.ITV’s racing coverage will be led by the former Sky Sports presenter Ed Chamberlin, alongside Flat Season co-presenter Francesca Cumani, ‘The Opening Show’ weekly magazine presenter Oli Bell and pundits such as AP McCoy, Frankie Dettori, Victoria Pendleton, Mick Fitzgerald and Hayley Turner.Coverage will begin on the main channel with the New Year’s Day meeting at Cheltenham. 41 days of racing on the main channel will encompass the Grand National, The Epsom Derby, all the major festivals including Cheltenham and Royal Ascot, the Five Classics, plus other highlights of the racing calendar such as Future Champions Day at Newmarket and Champions Day at Ascot.In addition, ITV4’s racing coverage will see a re-introduction of free-to-air broadcasts of the Craven Meeting at Newmarket in April. The channel will show two days including the Nell Gwyn and Craven Stakes, key trials for the 1000 and 2000 Guineas. Both days of Newbury’s winter festival featuring the Hennessy Gold Cup will also be broadcast.Cem Miralay, Chief Customer Officer at William Hill, said “We’re delighted to be the new sponsors of ITV Racing. The new format is set to attract millions more viewers to the sport and we’re excited to have this opportunity to engage with this new audience on a weekly basis.”Kelly Williams, ITV Group Commercial Sales Director, commented: “The launch of our racing coverage is an exciting new event for ITV and I look forward to working with William Hill which has such a history with the sport.”last_img read more

Port Phillip fun

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram There are many marine wonders from Port Phillip Bay waiting to be discovered by big and small kids alike at Queenscliff’s Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre. The Discovery Centre will kick off its summer with the Sea Holiday Program on December 28, offering guided activities designed to captivate the minds of children of all ages. Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre’s Senior Education Officer Alex Giannuzzi said visitors could explore the centre’s aquarium with the help of trained volunteers and Fisheries Victoria education officers. “The Discovery Centre’s programs focus on providing participants with an understanding of our marine, coastal and estuarine resources in a fun hands-on way,” Ms Giannuzzi said. “We also encourage visitors to participate in special daily events and book in for activities such as craft, family fishing trips, rockpool rambles and mudflat meanders.” The Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre’s aquarium will be open on weekdays during the summer school holidays from 10am to 4pm, and the Summer by the Sea Holiday Program runs from December 28 to January 25 (closed New Year’s Day). A copy of the program is available from the Discovery Centre, Queenscliff Visitor Information Centre or online at www.dpi.vic.gov.au/mdc. For more information or to book an activity please contact the Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre on (03) 5258 3344 or [email protected]last_img read more