The Racing League today confirmed William Hill as the official betting partner for the 2023 competition.
For the third consecutive year, the leading bookmaker will have exclusive naming rights to all races across the six weeks, as well as exclusive access and content throughout the event.
In 2023, the Racing League will feature seven teams of racing trainers and jockeys representing seven regions of Great Britain and Ireland competing in six events.
Over £2,000,000 in prizes will be up for grabs across a total of 42 races, with teams accumulating points according to their finishing positions in each race.
As in 2022, there will be a prize for both the winning team and the jockey that accumulates the most points throughout the Racing League.
Official betting partners William Hill have The East as favorites for the overall title at odds of 4/1 and Billy Loughnane representing Ireland and 2022 Top Jockey Saffie Osborne representing Wales & The West at odds from 14/1 to be crowned best jockeys.
William Hill to offer £4,600 in prizes
The league’s leading jockey will wear a William Hill-sponsored white armband throughout the competition, while the leading team will wear a navy blue version.
William Hill will donate £50 per race to the carer responsible for the best looking winner, each of whom will be entered into a drawing for £2,500 cash prize on the final day at Southwell.
William Hill spokesman Lee Phelps said: “We look forward to re-engaging with the Racing League.”
“It’s a really innovative and unique concept within horse racing that offers great prize money and competitive racing for everyone involved, and we’d like to continue to support that.”
“It promises to be a fantastic six-week run and we’re looking forward to seeing who will win the race to the top and be crowned 2023 champions.”
“As was the case in 2022, we are also offering £4,600 to caretakers. They play a vital role in the horse racing industry and must be rewarded for the hard work they do,” added Phelps.
Jeremy Wray, CEO of Racing League, said: “We are delighted with the progress of Racing League in 2022 and look forward to an even bigger and better version this year.
“William Hill is a longtime supporter of racing in this country and we are delighted that they are again supporting the Racing League.”
“We look forward to working together in promoting your brand, as well as our competition, to new and old racing fans across the country,” concluded Wray.