Timeline TV and Racecourse Media Group (RMG) have been awarded international production and distribution contracts for the Bahrain horseracing 2021-22 season at Sakhir Racecourse.
Timeline will provide broadcast facilities and crew to provide coverage for 10 fixtures, primarily for simulcast operators.
RMG will produce a one-hour world feed programme for international broadcasters for the three feature races, the Bahrain International Trophy today (November 19th) and the first and final races of the Bahrain Turf Club series on December 10th and February 18th.
Executive director at the Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club, Sheikh Salman bin Rashid Al Khalifa, said: “We are delighted to have secured the services of two world-class media companies in Timeline TV and Racecourse Media Group, who will greatly assist in taking the television production and delivery of Bahrain horseracing to the next level.”
Dan Storr, senior broadcast engineer of Timeline, added: “Timeline is looking forward to bringing an exciting new look to racing in Bahrain and working closely with our long-term partners Racecourse Media Group.”
Timeline and RMG intend to use the production expertise of Bahrain TV, while on-screen graphics will be provided by MOOV. Timeline is providing a bespoke OB facility to provide an onsite broadcast operation centre.