DragonBet to sponsor Premier Hurdle Day and several races at Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse

Published on 8 February 2024

Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse is excited to announce DragonBet, the bookmaker of Wales, as a new sponsor for 2024.  

The family-run business, born from the betting ring, will take up title sponsorship of Premier Hurdle Day in March, in addition to sponsoring several races at North Wales’ only racecourse.

Owned by brothers James and David Lovell, DragonBet is the go-to online betting platform for Welsh sports enthusiasts, offering more coverage and markets on Welsh sport than anyone else.

Standing at many betting rings around the UK, horse racing has always been firmly embedded in DragonBet, the origins of which saw the legendary Red Rum open a betting office when the business was formerly known as John Lovell Racing.

David Lovell, Chief Executive Officer of DragonBet, said:

“DragonBet are proud to be partnering with Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse. With deep roots in the sport, horse racing is something we’re very passionate about.

“We’re excited to be sponsoring a famous Welsh racecourse with such deep heritage in the sport. We feel it’s a great fit for the brand and are looking forward to working together for many years to come.”

Patrick Chesters, General Manager at Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse, said:

“We’re delighted to welcome DragonBet as a new sponsor at Bangor-on-Dee. As an independent, family-run business that proudly supports and promotes sport in Wales, this is a sponsorship with exciting opportunities for both parties.

“We’re really looking forward to seeing this relationship develop, especially with DragonBet having such a close association to horse racing.”

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