Horse racing fans in the US will, for the first time, be able to watch all the action from the UK’s QIPCO British Champions Day meet on October 17 at Royal Ascot racecourse.
Racecourse Media Group (RMG), the UK-based media rights organization which produces and distributes top-class horse racing around the world, will make it available in 125 countries.
The FOX Sports network, which is capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend will show the fixture for the first time in the US. Other major networks include ESPN in Latin America and the Caribbean, Match in Russia, TV Poland and the Dubai Racing Channel, which serves the Middle East and North Africa.
Seb Vance, Director of Communications and International TV Distribution at RMG, said: “We are delighted to make QIPCO British Champions Day available in millions of homes across 125 countries, and so reflect the global appeal of British Flat racing’s glittering finale on Saturday.”
Rod Street, Chief Executive of British Champions Series said, “QIPCO British Champions Day is a world-class race day with a strong international reach and we are delighted that through our partnership with RMG another exceptional day’s racing will be able to be enjoyed by race fans worldwide.”
The list of broadcasters in North and Latin America includes Fox Sports, TVG (US); CBC, HPI (Canada); ESPN (Latin America, Caribbean) and SportsMax (Caribbean).