The Sandown Greyhound Racing Club today announced Crocmedia as major partner of the 2018 Greyhound Clubs Australia National Championships.
Crocmedia enjoys an increasingly significant position in the Australian sports media landscape, boasting partnerships with the cream of Australian and international sports. Crocmedia’s obsession for creating engaging sport and entertainment content is a perfect fit for greyhound racing and expands further upon Crocmedia’s existing involvement in the sport.
The Crocmedia National Championships brings greyhound racing fans, participants and administrators together in a week-long celebration of the sport, incorporating a number of industry conferences as well as the annual Greyhound Clubs Australia Awards night, and culminates in the staging of the group 1 Crocmedia National Championships on Friday 24 August.
Sandown Greyhound Racing Club Chairman Neil Brown was delighted to welcome Crocmedia on board for one of greyhound racing’s highest profile events.
“Crocmedia is one of the country’s most innovative sports media companies and we’re excited to have them on board for the Nationals,” Brown said.
“The focus of every fan of the sport will be on Sandown Park in August and we’re looking forward to partnering with Crocmedia to make the 2018 Nationals a memorable event for all.”
Crocmedia Chief Executive Officer Craig Hutchison said the partnership with the Sandown Greyhound Racing Club strengthens Crocmedia’s longstanding relationship with greyhound racing.
“We’re thrilled to support one of Australian greyhound racing’s marquee events,” Hutchison said.
“Greyhound racing is a vibrant, exciting sport that continues to go from strength to strength. Crocmedia has been proud to support initiatives such as the Ready2Race sales and the Chase for Charity, and we’re looking forward to being a part of this year’s National Championships.”
The Crocmedia National Sprint Championship and Crocmedia National Distance Championship grand finals will be run at Sandown Park on Friday 24 August.
Click here for further information about the 2018 Crocmedia National Championships.
About Greyhound Clubs Australia
Greyhound Clubs Australia aims to provide a well-reasoned and united voice on behalf of greyhound racing clubs to media, controlling authorities and government on issues of importance. Greyhound Clubs Australia is responsible for the coordination of the group race calendar while advocating in areas including animal welfare, reform, track design and safety, marketing and communications and key issues of the day. Greyhound Clubs Australia also coordinates the annual National Championships, which will be hosted by Sandown Park in 2018.
Crocmedia is wholly owned by ASX listed Pacific Star Network Limited (ASX code: PNW). The group is a sports, entertainment and lifestyle content business connecting brands to national audiences with unique and exclusive content, supported by multi-year AFL, A-League, NRL and cricket radio broadcasting rights, high profile talent and state-of-the-art production infrastructure. Content is distributed over two owned radio stations – 1116 SEN and Classic Rock – and syndicated radio frequencies in metropolitan and regional markets, three digital radio stations, television, online, in-stadium, live event, and print platforms.