Gravity Media, the world leading provider of complex live creative and production and media services, recently confirmed its broadcast and technology partnerships for the all-screens coverage of the next big events on the horse racing calendar: the upcoming Magic Millions Carnival on the Gold Coast, and the Golden Slipper at Rosehill and The Championships at Royal Randwick as part of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.
The Magic Millions on 14 January, 2023 and the Sydney Autumn Carnival across March and April will be broadcast on the Seven Network.
Gravity Media Australia’s appointment as the broadcast technology and facilities partner for coverage of the Magic Millions and Sydney’s big horse racing events this Autumn builds on Gravity Media’s all-encompassing role in the coverage of Australia’s biggest horse racing events, including the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival and the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Gravity Media’s state-of-the-art outside broadcast trucks, cameras, satellite and uplink facilities and cloud-based technologies deliver many of the world’s best horse racing events across multiple broadcast, subscription and streaming platforms. Gravity Media accessed more than 47 cameras and a crew of 150 across October and November in delivering broadcast and technology outcomes for the coverage of horse racing carnivals in Australia.
The Melbourne Cup Carnival in 2022 was Gravity Media’s 21st in the delivery of broadcast and technology solutions across Derby Day, Melbourne Cup Day, Oaks Day and Stakes Day.
Gravity Media was also engaged for the coverage of the Caulfield Cup, Caulfield Guineas and Cox Plate. Across the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, Gravity Media was entrusted with the Epsom, Silver Eagle, Everest, Spring Champion, Golden Eagle and Ladies’ Day along with The Big Dance.
In addition, Gravity Media is the broadcast and technology partner for racing.com with Gravity Media’s Production Centre Melbourne linked with Gravity Media’s Production Centre Sydney as the production hub for racing.com’s coverage of horse racing across Australia.
Ben Madgwick – Director, Media Services and Facilities at Gravity Media: “Gravity Media is honoured to be the broadcast and technology partner for horse racing. We acknowledge our strong partnerships across the key racing clubs and their broadcast partners.
“Our production and facilities collaboration in the delivery of all-screens coverage of major horse racing events sees us pursuing new developments in broadcast technology and forms a key part of Gravity Media’s increasing commitment to innovation, technology and production delivery, as a leading force in specialised broadcast services and facilitation. We are delighted to once again partner with the Magic Millions and the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.
Marcus Doherty, Account Executive – Media Services and Facilities at Gravity Media Australia: “We are pleased to continue to be entrusted with the all-screens coverage of the biggest horse racing events. We look forward to further expanding our commitment to world-leading horse racing coverage as we strive to introduce further advances in broadcast technology that engages audiences across every platform.”
Through its studios, production, and post-production centres, outside broadcast facilities and specialist camera technologies, Gravity Media Australia is currently involved with major production companies, television networks and pay television and streaming platforms in Australia across projects including Australian Ninja Warrior, The Masked Singer, Australia’s Got Talent, and I’m A Celebrity. Gravity Media also has technology, facilities, and production partnerships across many of Australia’s major sports events.