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IFHA Conference 2: Tabcorp Plans 24/7 Channel
Australian company Tabcorp's international wagering manager Paul Cross told the IFHA conference "that his company's ambition was to create a 24/7 horseracing channel," reported racingpost.co.uk. Since taking UK racing on Thursdays from October 2006, Australia's Sky Channel & its associated betting operating company Tabcorp "has added Saturdays and, from last week, Fridays, generally covering 2 meetings each day" & Cross declared: "There's definitely customer demand in Australia for UK racing & especially for good quality racing."