U.K.Racecourse, Takes Online Gambling Sponsorship Deal

Published Friday, July 02, 2010 - Online-Casinos.com

The NEWMARKET Racecourse, July Festival sponsorship by 32Red has just been announced. This makes it one of the key sponsorship partners for the festival’s ongoing races throughout the 3-day activities.

Newmarket Racecourses Director of Racing, Michael Prosser states, "The start of this new and exciting long-term sponsorship arrangement will help to guarantee the future prize money levels for all three races for which the race conditions are unchanged." He adds, "We are thrilled that 32Red have committed to an agreement that will extend over four seasons. 32Red has long been a greatly valued sponsor with us and this new deal cements our excellent relationship.”

32Red will sponsor three key races on Friday, July 9 - the final day of the Champagne Lanson July Festival up until 2013. Operators of the gambling firm also include 32Red Plc, 32Red Poker Room and, more recently 32Red Bet. A new Festival logo for 2010 has also been developed to help celebrate the four-year sponsorship deal with this award-winning online casino. On the card for the opening event is the mile-long 32Red Casino Handicap, worth £40,000. This will be followed by the Group Two 32Red.com ‘Superlative Stakes’. This is a popular £70,000 race staged over seven furlongs for two-year-olds.The third race, in which horses will compete for a total prize fund of £80,000 is the 32Red Trophy (a Heritage Handicap, formerly known as the Bunbury Cup.)

Ed Ware, CEO of 32Red says, "It's great for 32Red to be sponsoring once again at HQ and to be part of such a fantastic festival.""We've been looking for a flagship race for our brand for some time and we were delighted when the opportunity to develop the 32Red Trophy came up." Unlike following the race in person in the Premier Enclosure, Online gamblers will not have to follow the strict dress code suggestion: “Most people wear smart-casual clothing and many wear ties.”


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