Racing Post, the popular horse and greyhound racing website/paper have announced they will launch their television channel on Freesat, mid-December.
This follows yesterdays announcement of a raft of Channel 5 channels launching in early December, further increasing the growth and popularity of the Freesat platform.
The channel will comprise of three greyhound racing programmes per week initially, shared with Information TV on channel 402.
RACING POST is delighted to announce the return of live greyhound racing into homes across the UK and Ireland from mid-December, with the launch of a new three-times-a-week programme, Racing Post Greyhound TV.
Hosted by Racing Post, in co-operation with bookmakers Ladbrokes, William Hill, Coral and bet365, plus leading betting exchange Betfair, the programme will be broadcast on Sky digital channel 231 and Freesat channel 402.
Live evening racing will be shown from Hove and Monmore on Thursdays, Romford and Sunderland on Fridays and Crayford and Newcastle every Saturday from 7.15pm to 10.45pm. The programme will be free to view and will also have a webcast presence on racingpost.com and on founders’ websites.
The programme’s first transmission date will be announced in due course along with the line-up of presenters.
(thanks Shane for the heads up)