At The Races (“ATR”), the UK and Ireland’s most watched dedicated
horseracing channel, and SkyBet announce today the joint sponsorship of all racing at Ascot racecourse on Saturday, December 30, 2006.
The feature race of the day, “The Skybet Press Red to Bet On ATR Novices’ Handicap Steeple Chase” at 3.00 has attracted strong interest with eight runners declared including the Philip Hobbs-trained College Ace and Jonjo O’Neill’s Youlbesolucky, who has scored on his last two starts over fences.
Across the six-race card, there is £80,000 in prize money on offer.
Matthew Imi, Chief Executive, ATR said: “Ascot is a significant shareholder in At The Races and continues to be a very supportive partner of the business.
“For our part, we fully support Ascot’s increased commitment to quality
National Hunt racing and, we are proud to be co-sponsoring this fixture with SkyBet and furthering our association with this truly world class racecourse.”