Sports Betting News: Chelmsford Stages First Morning Meeting in Britain

Michael Black
Michael Black
Betting News
Sports Betting News: Chelmsford Stages First Morning Meeting in Britain

British horse racing continued its bid to improve the sport by staging the first ever morning meeting at Chelmsford Racecourse on Saturday. 
A sizeable crowd was on hand to watch history being at a meeting which generated significant interest on horse racing betting sites
Read on as we look at this exciting development for the sport before highlighting the immediate impact it could have on horse racing betting sites. 


  • Chelmsford morning meeting attracts big crowd.
  • Broadcasters extend WSL deal.
  • Governing bodies team up.

Chelmsford Stages First Morning Meeting

Winter Snowfall etched her name into the record books by winning the opening race on the first morning meeting staged in Great Britain. 
Around 1,000 racing fans were in attendance at Chelmsford – a figure which suggested the decision to have an early start was vindicated. 
The move generated plenty of activity on betting apps, which is good news for a sector which had seen a downturn in annual turnover.

WSL Bettors Get Live TV Boost

Women’s Super League bettors have been handed a boost after Sky Sports and BBC Sport confirmed they have extended their respective media rights deals for an additional year. 
Sixty-six WSL games will be broadcast across various platforms next season, giving fans plenty of wagering opportunities on football betting sites
Support from media companies is essential to the WSL’s hopes of further growth, particularly in terms of helping its teams compete more effectively in Europe. 

UEFA & IOC Hold Betting Integrity Workshop

UEFA and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and UEFA have held a workshop to promote a cross-sector sports betting integrity initiative. 
With the UEFA European Championships and Olympic Games scheduled to take place this summer, the governing bodies are keen to ensure the fairness of their competitions. 
Collaboration between the respective organisations, betting companies and regulatory authorities will help to ensure that punters can wager on betting sites with confidence.