Thursday, 3 March 2016

Virgin Media UK: Racing UK is yours all weekend!

Info from Virgin Media UK:

With the world famous Cheltenham Festival galloping onto screens on 15 March, it’s the perfect time to discover the breathless excitement of horse racing.

That’s why we’re very happy to tell you that Racing UK (Virgin UK Channel 536) is being added to your package at no extra cost this weekend!


Racing UK is the home of live horse racing, broadcasting every race live from 34 of Britain’s most prestigious courses – and is the only channel showing all 28 races live from the Cheltenham Festival.

There’s also plenty of action from across the globe to keep you on the edge of your seat, including key events in the USA and the UAE.

With over 4,500 live races shown every year, there’s no better place to get immersed in one of the world’s oldest sports.

On Saturday the channel is showing jumps racing from Kelso and Newbury, including the Grade 2 Premier Kelso Hurdle and the Grade 3 Greatwood Gold Cup Chase, plus top flat racing action from Meydan’s Super Saturday in Dubai.

On Sunday the action continues.

There’s more excitement over jumps at Huntingdon and across the channel at Auteuil in Paris – so you’ll be in the know when it comes to the latest winners, losers and photo-finishes.

  • Your racing form Live racing from Kelso, Newbury and Meydan, from midday, Saturday.
  • Live racing from Huntingdon and Auteuil, France, from 1.30pm, Sunday.

*Racing Weekend is available at no extra cost from 5-6 March, 2016.