Online ticketing marketplace StubHub has signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Jockey Club Racecourses Ltd (JCR).
Under the deal the Ebay-owned company becomes the official ticket marketplace of three racecourses in JCR’s London region: Sandown Park, Epsom Downs and Kempton Park.
Events covered in the package include the Investec Derby Festival at Epsom Downs, which takes place from 31st May to 1st June, and the London Live Music Nights series of concerts taking place this summer across all three venues.
As part of the deal StubHub will have rights to on-site branding and promotional rights, as well as managing an on-site ticket collection point at the Investec Derby Festival.
Nick Harford, the company’s director of partnerships, international, said: “The Investec Derby is one of the highlights of the horse racing calendar, alongside the successful series of London Live Music Nights.
“StubHub is focused on giving fans access to leading sports, music and entertainment events, as well as being activation-focused through key partnerships, providing a great fit with the London region of Jockey Club Racecourses.”
Rupert Trevelyan, JCR’s regional director for London, added: “StubHub’s superior service and reputation in sports, music and live entertainment makes them the ideal partner to deliver a quality service for both race goers and music fans.
“We look forward to working together to create a fantastic summer of events of thrilling races and incredible music.”