Neil Callan Gets 888Sport Sponsorship Deal for 2022 Season

888sport has announced a fresh partnership with Neil Callan, the decorated two-time UK Champion Jockey runner-up. The gambling operator will sponsor Callan for the 2022 UK Flat season with “Iron Man” carrying the company’s logo on his riding attire. Commenting on this appointment, the man had this to say:

“I’m delighted to be partnering with a brand like 888sport for the 2022 season. I’ve really enjoyed my return to the UK and have built up some good relationships with a number of trainers.”

Neil Callan

Callan will also help boost awareness for the company and 888 will issue frequent blog updates on the rider’s progress. Callan will also write an 888sport column for The Sun and will make appearances at TalkSPORT2, which is also sponsored by triple-8.

Busy Season Ahead with Callan’s Insights Available

The rider is expected to have a busy season up and down the country this year, the company said in a press release. He previously spent 10 years in Hong Kong where he managed to amass an impressive track record of career winnings totaling £37.1 million ($45.94 million) from across 4,000 rides.

Callan said that he’s looking forward to the new season which will be very busy but he expected to provide excellent content and insights for 888sport customers and fans. 888 VP head of sport Kieran Spellman shared 888’s own delight to be teaming up with Callan. Spellman said:

“He enjoyed a hugely successful career in Hong Kong and we are really looking forward to working with him and supporting him on his return to take on the new generation of UK and Irish flat racing stars.”

888 VP head of sport Kieran Spellman

888 shareholders recently approved the purchase of the remainder of William Hill’s European assets which are expected to change hands by the end of June.

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