Charlie Liverton

Louise Norman New Interim CEO Of Racehorse Owners' Association

Louise Norman, previously the head of ownership with the Racehorse Owner's Association (ROA) is the new interim CEO of the organisation, it announced on Friday. She replaces Charlie Liverton, who has resigned to pursue other opportunities. ROA president Charlie Parker said, "The ROA Board would like to thank Charlie for his contributions over a number of years to both the ROA itself and the wider racing industry. The Board and I are delighted, and fully supportive of Louise stepping into the role of interim CEO. She brings a wealth of...

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Jockey Club To Make Record Prize Money Contribution In 2023

Officials at The Jockey Club have announced that it is budgeting to make a record executive contribution of £31.1 million for 2023. That figure is ahead by £2.7 million year-on-year and continues the upward trend of the last decade, where fully 93% of The Jockey Club's financial growth has been reinvested back into prize money (between 2012 and the pandemic, The Jockey Club has grown its core operating profit before prize money by £10.6 million per annum and put £9.9 million--93.4%--of this into prize money). The 9.5% rise in the...

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Record Prizemoney For Jockey Club Racecourses in 2022

Jockey Club Racecourses will distribute more than £58-million in prizemoney across its 15 racecourses in 2022, up £12-million from this year. The recorded purses will include the organisation's largest-ever budgeted executive contribution of £28.4-million. The average prizemoney per fixture will be a record £172,000. Jockey Club Racecourses will stage 338 fixtures in 2022. Nevin Truesdale, chief executive of The Jockey Club, said, "The pandemic has been an incredible challenge that we have had to meet head-on. We still cannot be certain about what 2022 will bring, but we have enough...

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UK Fixture List Released For 2022

The 2022 UK fixture list was published by the British Horseracing Authority on behalf of the sport's tripartite governance structure of the BHA, racecourses and horsemen and women, on Monday. Comprised of 1,482 fixtures, the 2022 fixture list was developed by the industry's Fixtures and Funding Group, which contains cross-industry representation and was approved by all members of the group and the sport's tripartite executive committee. The list was presented to the BHA Board for approval on Sept. 9. The total fixtures for 2021 was 1,486. There were several significant...

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