Tabcorp and the Victoria Racing Club has announced a new eight-year sponsorship agreement, extending the existing relationship to 2024.
The new arrangement, to take effect Aug. 1, 2016, continues Tabcorp as the official wagering partner of the VRC and the Melbourne Cup Carnival. The deal will also include a number of new benefits such as support sponsorship of the Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour and naming rights sponsorship of the Group 1 Australian Cup.
Tabcorp managing director and chief executive officer, David Attenborough said “The VRC is one of the world’s premier race clubs and Tabcorp is delighted to extend our partnership through to the expiry of Tabcorp’s current Victorian Wagering and Betting Licence in 2024.”
VRC chief executive officer Simon Love said “We are pleased to be announcing an extended partnership with Tabcorp on the even of the Australian Cup, which from next year will be sponsored by Tabcorp.”