Live Horse Racing TV Coverage
Welcome to our guide to the best sites to watch live horse racing online, including a guide to the TV Channels offering the best coverage as well as where and how to watch the big races online. The advent of At The Races and Racing UK means there is more racing on British TV than ever before, between them they show coverage from every track in the UK and Ireland meaning punters need not miss a heartbeat. The two main Racing channels are supplemented by the terrestrial coverage that is on offer from the BBC and more regularly from the Channel 4 Racing team.
Racing fans and punters have better access now than ever before to horse racing with every need covered by the various TV presenters who are able to offer fans a brilliant insight into the sport. There are various different Horse Racing TV Presenters across the different platforms and channels and each has their own distinctive style and experience with some more popular than others.
Weekend Horse Racing TV Coverage - Victor Chandler Chase Odds
This weekend sees the Victor Chandler Chase take place and it is a big betting day for punters. It looks to be a hot renewal of the race this year with the market currently wide open as always for one of the big days of the season at Ascot.
Live Midweek Horse Racing
The RUK cameras are at Exeter on Tuesday with the famous Haldon Gold Cup taking place. Punters wanting to catch the race can watch live with Bet365 after they have registered with the company.
Haldon Gold Cup Odds - Click To Bet
Racing On TV
The majority of the big races take place over the weekend in the UK and Ireland with Saturday the most popular day with punters. Channel 4 Racing has been broadcasting on Saturday afternoon for many years and they nearly always feature the big race of the day, while the BBC also has its fair share of big race days throughout the flat and jumps season.
Live Horse Racing Via Online Bookmakers
Punters who are unable to watch the action from the course on their TV now have the excellent alternative of watching through many of the major online bookmakers. This is an excellent way of keeping across the racing action especially during the week when many punters are at work. The likes of Bet365 and VC Bet offer punters the chance to watch any race for free once they have placed a bet on the race in question meaning that punters will not have to miss a single furlong. Another of the major online bookmakers are Ladbrokes and they too have an excellent live sport service with punters able to access all the big races if they have placed a small bet on the race.
UK/Ireland TV Racing Providers
There are two main Horse Racing dedicated TV channels in the UK with At The Races and Racing UK sharing the 60 tracks across the country between them, they both show live racing throughout the year but offer very different styles of presentation to leave punters with a choice. At the Races has the advanatge in the fact that they show more live racing with their contract with the Irish Racing but Racing UK clearly has the edge in terms of the quality of the action from the UK.
As well as the two Racing channels there is always a good amount of Horse Racing Coverage on terrestrial TV in the UK with Channel 4 in particular the home to of plenty of top racing each Saturday. The BBC also has its fair share of the very best racing and they continue to support events like the Grand National, the Epsom Derby and Royal Ascot alongside the specialist channels. In Ireland we see RTE play host to the majority of the major races across the country and as a public free-to-air broadcaster it plays a big part in taking the sport to a wider audience.
Live Horse Racing Presenters
With so much live racing on the TV at the moment there are plenty of top class Horse Racing TV Presenters to go with it, each has their own style and personality and it goes without saying how important they are to a broadcast. There are the more well known and experienced faces on our screens like John McCririck and Derek Thompson as well as the more up and coming stars like Tom Lee. Racing UK and Attheraces are covering meetings throughout the year encompassing both the flat and jumps racing meaning they need a wide pool of presenters to use both in the studio and on the course.
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