Racecourse Media Group (RMG) has revealed that the 37 British racecourses affiliated with the company will receive media rights payments of £93.1m for last year.

The payments mark a 9 per cent increase on 2016 and include licence fees from Turf TV, multi-platform subscription channel Racing UK, digital bet-to-view streams, GBI Racing, International, and UK terrestrial TV via ITV.

“In 2017, we welcomed Leicester, Stratford and Taunton racecourses to RMG. The fixtures they bring across both codes have further improved the scope and number of meetings broadcast by our direct-to-home (DTH) channel, Racing UK,” said RMG chairman Simon Ellen.

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