William Hill Increase Sponsorship Of National Hunt Racing

Tags: Horse Racing

Published: 09:39 06/12/2010

UK based bookmaker William Hill has announced a sponsorship agreement with Northern Racing that will see it sponsor the Welsh Champion Hurdle at Ffos Las racecourse for the next three years. The first running of the Williamhill.com Welsh Champion Hurdle will take place on Saturday 5th February 2011 and William Hill Sponsorship Manager Jennie Prest commented - " Run historically in many other guises, it will now hold the mantle as one of the premier hurdle races in the calendar, and alongside the team at Ffos Las we look forward to developing the day as major pre-Cheltenham trials day." At at very difficult time for racecourses to recruit sponsors Northern Racing's Group managing director Tony Kelly was delighted to have agreed the contract worth an estimated £135000 over 3 years which is a major boost to one of the smaller tracks in the country .

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