Network 10 and Racing and Wagering WA (RWWA) have announced a media rights partnership to broadcast the TABtouch Masters series live and free to West Australian viewers on 10 and 10 Play On Demand.
Following on from the excitement of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, the TABtouch Masters series brings you all the fun, fashion and premium horseracing live from Ascot Racecourse, Perth.
Hosted by Network 10 Sports Reporter, Caty Price, and Horse Racing Presenter, Brittany Taylor, 2021 marks the sixth edition of the prestigious TABtouch Masters.
Announcing the partnership from Ascot Racecourse today was the Honourable Reece Whitby, Minister for Racing and Gaming who said: “The TABtouch Masters is a vital part of the 2021 Ascot Racing Carnival, with an iconic series of events that bring people together to share the fun and excitement of racing”.
“This year’s TABtouch Masters will showcase the very best Western Australian racing action and we are all looking forward to a terrific festival.”
Racing and Wagering WA General Manager Racing, Charlotte Mills, said: “The lively and colourful spring racing carnival is a favourite time of year for a lot of West Australians. The highlight is the TABtouch Masters, which is the world’s only single-track thoroughbred racing festival featuring a Group 1 race worth at least $1 million on three consecutive Saturdays.
“Our prime racing season is a celebration of the glamour and excitement of racing as well as the efforts of thousands of people across the state who make it happen.”
Paul Townsend, Network 10 General Manager and Sales Director, Perth, said: “We are excited to team with Racing and Wagering WA to bring Perth viewers all the action from the iconic three race series.
“Network 10 is already home to the Melbourne Cup Carnival and proud West Australian’s Caty Price and Brittany Taylor will bring a unique blend of energy, experience and knowledge to this West Australian partnership as we continue to bring viewers all the thrill and excitement of horseracing live and free on 10 and 10 Play.”
It all begins with the Heineken 3 Railway Stakes Day on Saturday, 20 November, followed by Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes Day on Saturday, 27 November and rounding off with the Drummond Golf Kingston Town Classic Day on Saturday, 4 December.
Pictured: Stuart Crockett – Perth Racing CEO, Paul Townsend, Hon. Reece Whitby and David Hunter – Racing and Wagering Western Australia Manager Commercial Racing and Planning