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Paul Fisher confirms departure as Jockey Club Racecourses CEO

The governance of the Jockey Club has confirmed that Chief Executive Paul Fisher will end his tenure as Chief Executive of Jockey Club Racecourses next month, closing a 19-year executive relationship with the UK’s largest racetrack operator. The announcement sees further executive changes within the top ranks of UK racing, as the Jockey Club disclosed its executive management departure just hours …

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BHA assesses flu risks and restarts racing with enhanced biosecurity

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In a late night announcement, The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has announced a ‘risk-managed return’ to racing will take place from Wednesday this week after a hiatus caused by an outbreak of equine flu. After consultation with its veterinary committee, and based on the latest tests conducted by the Animal Health Trust, the BHA’s Chief Regulatory Officer Brant Dunshea has …

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£1m ‘third party’ punter case delayed

The £1m dispute between Irish student punter Megan McCann and the world’s largest bookmaker, bet365, has been further delayed as both parties reassess their arguments for the case. The hearing, which could have significant implications for the way terms and conditions are viewed in a legal sense and also potentially the ability for operators to screen who is betting with …

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The Jockey Club submits plans for Kempton Park sell-off

Historic UK racecourse Kempton Park (Surrey) could be closed down by The Jockey Club as the racing group looks to secure approximately £500 million from its property in order to fund future racing projects. Yesterday Jockey Club governance in partnership with Redrow Plc submitted planning process proposals to Spelthorne Borough Council who had recently issued a ‘call for sites’ to …

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Alex Carr of Pinnacle Sports takes the Tipster Challenge at Bath

Alex Carr, Affiliate Program Manager at Pinnacle Sports, becomes the latest expert to take the Tipster Challenge at Bath. He has been in the iGaming industry for 6 years, and joined Pinnacle Sports in January 2016 to oversee an ambitious expansion of Affiliate Marketing activities. He is extremely passionate and enthusiastic about all things sport, with interests ranging across a …

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Charlie McCann of BetVictor makes Tipster Challenge debut

After taking a week’s break, the Tipster Challenge series resumes today at Nottingham for Week 12. In a big week for Racing, ahead of Saturday’s Grand National, we have Charlie McCann of BetVictor representing the table topping Guests. Charlie has worked for BetVictor since 2011, previously as the Director of Online Public Relations, before becoming Head of Communications in May 2015. …

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