4Racing launches new betting channels – Sporting Post
4RacingTV will launch two new betting channels this week bringing bettors all essential racing and bookmaker information, as well as live streaming local and international racing at their fingertips.
The Global Racing 1 and Global Racing 2 channels will launch on Wednesday 19th January 2022, targeting horse racing retailers and digital bookmakers and all racing customers, from seasoned professional bettors to beginners.
They will be available directly to the punter on all 4RacingTV digital platforms and mobile apps supporting iOS and Android smart devices, allowing punters to access content wherever they are.
For our licensed bookmakers and TAB stores, the channels will be distributed encrypted via satellite, with encryption before the end of the month.
A great feature for local trainers, jockeys, owners, punters and fans is that they will be able to record and archive each of their races from any 4Racing location nationwide and create their own race lists. reading for post-race replay and analysis.
Your favorite races and content will be shareable on Facebook and Twitter and downloadable on your smart phones.
Both channels will feature live racing from around the world, including racing from Highveld Racing’s Turffontein and Vaal racecourses, Cape Racing’s Kenilworth and Durbanville racecourses, and Nelson Mandela Bay Racing’s Fairview racecourse. . There will also be two-minute prediction previews between all local 4Racing races from some of the country’s top race tipsters and experts.
Discussions are underway to include KwaZulu Natal races.
The channels will also show the best international races live from Australia, Hong Kong in Asia, Dubai and Singapore, UK in Europe, Ireland, Sweden and France, USA and Canada and Mauritius, Kenya and Zimbabwe, with new international races being explored. .
Punters will have access to a live race every 10-15 minutes beginning at 04:00 and ending at midnight daily, with news and advice given by various local and international correspondents online and previews and interviews of the course.
Global Racing 1 and Global Racing 2 will provide all necessary betting information on screen, accompanied by a state of the art graphics system giving bettors all the essential information they need to place their bets.
“Global Racing 1 and Global Racing 2 have been specifically programmed to meet the demands and expectations of our punters. The curation team, now led by experienced industry veteran Dominic Zaki, has engaged and researched what our local punters want, whether that’s engaging with content at bookmakers’ retail stores , our tab stores and/or through our respective digital platforms. The channels have been expanded to accommodate more content from our international racing partners and of course our local content,” said Stephen Watson, Head of 4Racing.TV.
“We will ensure this is backed by all key Computaform and betting data, expert advice and opinions, whilst covering all on-screen elements that inform our punters’ betting decisions. Our new graphics technology stack will play a key role in bringing this to life. We are committed to continually tweaking and refining the channels and evolving them to meet the growing needs of established and new punters and of course our valued bookmaker partners. Feedback channels and other engagement with channel users will contribute significantly to this and we look forward to working with everyone to rebuild this amazing sport and its products,” added Watson.
The channels will be available for retail through existing distribution on set-top boxes and through digital integrations with bookmaker partners.
Direct-to-consumer access will be supported by a dedicated 4Racing OTT offering, supporting all major web browsers and smartphones and tablets, with Smart TV apps launching later this year.
Global Racing 1 and Global Racing 2 will also provide extensive coverage of premier events such as the Cape Town Met in partnership with World Sports Betting, L’Ormarins Queens Plate and World Sports Betting Gauteng Summer Cup, as well as top international racing such as Dubai World Cup, Epsom Derby, Kentucky Derby and Melbourne Cup.
Coverage will begin in the early morning beginning with harness and flat racing from Australia, followed by late morning/noon race meetings from Hong Kong, Zimbabwe and Singapore.
From noon to early afternoon, all local race meetings taking place at all 4Racing locations will be available, as well as races in Mauritius, Sweden or Kenya.
- 4Racing press release on Saturday January 15, 2022