02.01.13 - RACING AT AINTREE
Rewards4Racing launch exclusive partnership with Coral
Rewards4Racing, the loyalty programme of Jockey Club Racecourses, today launched an exclusive partnership with Coral.
The exclusive partnership will see Rewards4Racing members receiving points for every sports bet placed with Coral via mobile, online at coral.co.uk and over the phone
Rewards4Racing points are used to enable horse racing fans to experience any of The Jockey Club¹s 361 race meetings in 2013 including the Cheltenham Festival, The Grand National, The Qipco Guineas Festival and the Investec Derby
Rewards4Racing members now number 194,000 and continue to rise at a rate of 1,700 new members per week.
Simon Bazalgette, Group Chief Executive of The Jockey Club said "We're delighted with the progress of Rewards4Racing since its launch in January 2011 and this partnership with Coral only helps to cement this view. It is great news that members will now also be rewarded for their betting activity, if they bet with Coral."
Andy Hornby, Chief Executive of Coral, said today, "For many years we have enjoyed a very positive commercial relationship with The Jockey Club and we are delighted to strengthen this further through this exciting partnership with Rewards4Racing. Coral has always been a great supporter of British horse racing which makes a partnership that rewards horse racing fans for their betting a perfect fit for us.
“We have just launched a brand new mobile betting app and website and believe Rewards4Racing members will enjoy the way betting on racing is presented with form and spotlights from the Racing Post, live streaming of all UK racing, not to mention the popular ‘best odds guaranteed’ concession” added Hornby.
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Notes to Editors
About Rewards4Racing: British racing’s unique loyalty programme, Rewards4Racing, is a joint venture between The Jockey Club and Rewards4Racing Ltd. Rewards4Racing allows its members to accrue rewards points from everyday purchases at 3,300 retailers, which they can redeem to enjoy rewards at all 15 of The Jockey Club’s racecourses nationwide.
Participating retailers include Halfords, B&Q, John Lewis, iTunes, thetrainline.co.uk, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Boots, Debenhams, Thomas Cook, Blockbuster, Hotels.com and Austin Reed.
Rewards4Racing points can be turned into a series of racing rewards at all 15 of The Jockey Club’s racecourses, including Cheltenham, Aintree, Newmarket and Epsom Downs. Rewards include ticket discounts, upgrades, free racecards, food and beverage discounts.
Members gain points at participating online retailers by clicking through to their sites from www.Rewards4Racing.com. For purchases in store, the programme uses award-winning cardless technology, so that members do not need to carry yet another card in their wallet. Instead, spend is tracked and members collect points once members have registered their payment cards at the secure Rewards4Racing website.
To claim rewards, Rewards4Racing members should simply visit www.Rewards4Racing.com, where their points will be displayed 30 days after purchase, and select their preferred redemption items across The Jockey Club's portfolio of racecourses.
Coral is one of Britain’s leading multi-channel betting and gaming operators with 1,750 betting shops across the country, a mobile betting app that can be downloaded from the app store, online betting at www.coral.co.uk and telephone betting on 0800 242232.
Coral is a long-term supporter of British Racing through sponsorship with some of the longest standing race sponsorships in the sport. Coral has sponsored the Coral Welsh National since 1973, the Coral-Eclipse since 1976 and is the longest standing sponsor at the Cheltenham Festival (currently sponsor the Coral Cup) along with RSA. Coral also currently sponsors the Coral Scottish Grand National in April, the Coral Sprint Trophy at Newmarket in May, the Coral Hurdle at Ascot in November and the Coral Sprint Trophy at York in October.
If you require further information, please contact:
Rewards4Racing - Josh Apiafi, Founder and Director
Tel: (Office) 01488 670125 (M) 07841 899689
Coral – Simon Clare, PR & Broadcast Director
Mobile - +447860 465139
On Twitter - @SiClare