Horse Racing on TV

The channels below are your best choices for watching the latest races live on TV at home. We’ve listed UK channels only, although some viewers may be able to tune in via other satellite boxes, online or via a Sky or UK terrestrial Box set up outside of the UK.

If your looking for how to watch races live at home, be it on a PC, mobile or tablet, check our our live horse racing streaming page for info on how to watch the streams!

PPV/Subscription/Free TV Channels

At the Races is available in the UK to viewers with Sky, Virgin Media, Smallworld Cable and UPC Ireland. ATR are renowned for their fantastic horse racing coverage including many top UK racecourses such as Plumpton, Wolverhampton, Southwell and Lingfield Park.

Sky: 415
Virgin Media: 534
Smallworld Cable: 415
UPC Ireland: 418


Racing UK are the owners of many top UK racecourses and this has created a large schedule of live races they have on offer each week. Viewers with freeview, Sky, Cable, Virgin Media or UPC can see live racing on RUK each week from racecourses such as Kempton, Nottingham, Pontefract, Ascot, Ayr and Cheltenham.

Sky: 432
Freeview: 231
Virgin: 536
UPC: 411



Through Radio 5Live, Cornelius Lysaght brings racing fans live audio commentary of the top British races, a program that remains popular even with live television and internet coverage of races. You can listen live via 693 or 909 MW, BBC Iplayer as well as DAB radio services. Click “listen live” at the Radio5 Live site for online streaming, schedules are located here.

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