ARC appoint RaceTech to provide outside broadcast facilities from 1 January 2019

Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) is delighted to announce the appointment of RaceTech to provide High Definition (“HD”) coverage of all horseracing fixtures from 1 January 2019. HD pictures from ARC’s racecourses will be broadcast to independent bookmakers in UK and Ireland through The Racing Partnership (“TRP”) service. The HD output will also be available to
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RaceTech New Appointment

  RaceTech are delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Newman as Director of Operations and Engineering.  This is a newly created position and will report directly to the CEO starting mid-October. Paul joins RaceTech from Arqiva where he was responsible for the management of many of their strategic accounts, having previously led their Digital
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RaceTech to provide full outside broadcast services at Chelmsford City Racecourse

  RaceTech, the leading provider of a wide range of broadcast facilities and integrity services to the UK’s horse racing industry, is delighted to announce it is to provide Chelmsford City Racecourse with Outside Broadcast and Integrity Services from 1st October, 2017. RaceTech and Chelmsford City Racecourse are not strangers, RaceTech having provided starting stall
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Our dear friend and colleague Stephen Yarborough

Following a tragic accident on Friday 21st July, 2017 our dear friend and colleague Stephen Yarborough sadly passed away following serious injuries incurred in his role of Team Leader of the Starting Stalls at Haydock Park Racecourse. John Bozza, CEO at RaceTech expressed his shock and sympathy saying “Our thoughts are very much with Stephen’s
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70 years of photo finish developed by RaceTech 1947 – 2017

It is 70 years since the first Photo finish technology was used to decipher the result of a horse race in the Grand Metropolitan Handicap at Epsom on 22nd April 1947. RaceTech, which celebrated its 70th Anniversary last year, started with an initial brief to design and develop a photo finish solution for horse racing
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Aerial filming of races proves popular TV choice

RaceTech’s Drone is in demand providing racing’s television audience with unique live footage from Scottish Racecourses. Musselburgh and Ayr were shown to best advantage over the last fortnight, with aerial footage for the Coral Scottish Grand National being the highlight. With live pictures from the RaceTech Drone enhancing coverage by ITV Racing, RUK and the
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RaceTech secures new Racing UK contract

RaceTech secures new Racing UK contract Investment in a new state-of-the-art High Definition outside broadcast unit and the refurbishment of existing equipment are to be among the benefits of a new contract between Racetech and Racecourse Media Group (RMG), parent company of Racing UK. The contract will see RaceTech continue to provide OB services to
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RaceTech invests in Ikegami cameras

RaceTech invests in Ikegami Holly Ashford 4 September 2014 RaceTech, supplier of technical and brodcast services to the British horse-racing industry, has chosen Ikegami HDK-55 cameras as part of a major upgrade into high definition production. The initial order comprises 18 complete HDK-55 camera chains including triax adapters and base stations plus OCP-300 control panels.“Many
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Big data? Internet of things? Sport of Kings inches into high tech

Britain got used to a woman leader quicker than horse racing picked up on IT By SA Mathieson, 20 May 2014 In Clare Balding’s autobiography My Animals and Other Family she relates the story of her father, a renowned horse trainer, telling an owner after Mrs Thatcher’s 1979 election victory that “it’s going to take
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