RaceTech is the dedicated technical facilities provider that has maintained British racing at the forefront of global broadcast technology for more than 70 years.
Originated as the Race Finish Recording Company in 1946 its portfolio of innovation includes the pioneering development of horseracing’s first photo-finish system and the introduction of full high definition broadcast and state-of-the-art racecourse AV installations.
RaceTech’s fleet of high-spec mobile control units and its team of skilled technicians manage the demands of satellite and terrestrial broadcasters and racing’s stakeholders simultaneously.
International feeds, fully produced racecourse TV output and live-streams are delivered alongside dedicated feeds vital to protecting the integrity of the sport.
Horsemanship, creativity and unparalleled expertise all conducted to the highest standards of health & safety, professionalism and technical excellence are among RaceTech’s many skill sets.
Starting stalls, which can be fully supplied and managed or tailored to individual racecourses’ needs, and world-leading photo-finish technology are just two examples of the essential raceday functions that position RaceTech at the heart of the event.
Unrivalled knowledge of every racecourse in the UK enables RaceTech to combine essential infrastructure support with leading edge entertainment and information delivery.
From Public Address and evacuation compliant systems to cutting edge ‘video-on-demand’ touchscreen technology, already available to racecourses, RaceTech has the expertise to manage every aspect of audio visual installations and output.
Creative planning, project management, installation, commissioning and operation are all within the scope of services offered by racing’s dedicated technical facilities provider.
Enhancements to racecourse TV outputs
Racecourse TV output is an essential tool for enriching the racegoer experience, driving sales, increasing betting turnover and encouraging customer engagement.
Media and Archive
RaceTech’s extensive media storage, comprising every race run in the UK, and comprehensive editing facilities enable archived footage to be used for a wide variety of applications.
Marketing videos and form tapes, sponsorship presentations and online marketing campaigns can all be brought to life with high quality bespoke graphics, enhancing and supporting brand values and corporate identity.
RaceTech can combine traditional race coverage and unique drone footage, with presenter-led content, video packages and advertising graphics to enhance output to match the profile of the raceday and meet commercial needs.