|It has been revealed that UltimateBet.com’ sponsorship of the horse racing event, the Guineas will continue in 2005. The online poker site sponsored the racing event held at Newmarket racetrack for the first time in May of this year. The new agreement between the two parties confirms that this sponsorship will continue next year. Laso included in the agreement is that UltimateBet will now also sponsor the Jockey Club Stakes, and have an option to continue the relationship in 2006.|
Newmarket Managing Director, Lisa Hancock, said of the renewal, “We are absolutely delighted that UltimateBet.com has renewed its Guineas sponsorship...It was a hugely successful meeting this year, with a record weekend crowd on the Rowley Mile enjoying world class racing. The advance publicity for next year is already well under way”.
The other area of interest for UltimateBet is that their much anticipated Aruba based World Poker Tour event gets underway next month. The tournament starts on September 23 and runs through to October 4. The related satellites, super satellite tournaments and freeroll’s are running now leading up to the big event.