Racing UK

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Racing UK
Racing UK logo
Launched1 September 2004
Owned by37 UK racecourses
Picture format16:9, 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
CountryUnited Kingdom
Broadcast areaUnited Kingdom
FreeviewChannel 261 (Data Service)
YouviewChannel 261 (Data Service)
SkyChannel 426 (SD/HD)
Channel 874 (SD)
Virgin Media (UK)Channel 536
Virgin Media IrelandChannel 411
Streaming media
Racing UK Anywhere

Racing UK is a British television channel with 37 (62 from January 2019) racecourses as shareholders. As Racing UK grew several other business units and joint ventures were developed. It is one of the two major UK horse racing television channels, along with At The Races. The station is focused on horse racing from the UK, Ireland, North America and France, showing many live races and related shows.

It has been announced that on January 1st 2019 that Racing UK will be rebranded Racing TV.

Racecourse Media Group[edit]

Racecourse Media Group Ltd (RMG) is the umbrella organisation for the 37 Racecourses, which holds their interest in Racing UK, Turf TV and GBI Racing. The racecourses (the shareholders) are: Aintree, Ascot, Ayr, Bangor, Beverley, Carlisle, Cartmel, Catterick Bridge, Cheltenham, Chester, Epsom Downs, Exeter, Goodwood, Hamilton Park, Haydock Park, Huntingdon, Kelso, Kempton Park, Leicester, Ludlow, Market Rasen, Musselburgh, Newbury, Newmarket, Nottingham, Perth, Pontefract, Redcar, Salisbury, Sandown Park, Stratford, Taunton, Thirsk, Warwick, Wetherby, Wincanton and York.

Contracted courses[edit]

The list of the racecourses that are contracted to RUK are:


^† Requires internet-connected receiver and subscription fee.[1]


  1. ^ "Freeview | Racing UK". Retrieved 1 March 2012.

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