Sky Channel 1985-98 Sky Racing old Sky Racing
1985-1998 1998-2009 2009-present

Sky Channel


Sky Channel 1985-98

Sky Channel launched on the AUSSAT A1 Satellite in 1985. It was originally available to TAB outlets, sporting venues and clubs.

Sky Racing


Sky Racing old

On 5 September 1998, the channel was rebranded Sky Racing and expanded to direct-to-home subscription TV via Foxtel on channel 526.


Sky Racing

In October 2009, Sky Channel operations was renamed Sky Racing. On 30 March 2010 Sky Racing 2 began transmission on Foxtel channel 527. This was followed on 4 May by Sky Racing World on channel 528. On 21 March 2015, Sky Racing World would be rebranded Sky Thoroughbred Central with a HD simulcast launched on 1 April 2016.

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