Charlie Parker

Jack Connor Named Racing And Analytics Executive For The Thoroughbred Group

Jack Connor was named the new Racing and Analytics Executive of The Thoroughbred Group. He was previously a British Horseracing Authority (BHA) Racing Department senior analyst and a strategy manager at The Jockey Club. The position is new within The Thoroughbred Group as the organisation develops its remit to provide representation of its five members under UK racing's new industry structure--the Racehorse Owners Association (ROA), the Thoroughbred Breeders Association (TBA), the National Association of Racing Staff (NARS), the Professional Jockeys Association (PJA) and the National Trainers Federation (NTF). "We are...

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Parker Joins BHA Board

Charlie Parker, newly appointed president of the Racehorse Owners' Association, will join the Board of the British Horseracing Authority. Parker's three-year term with ROA begins on June 30, while a three-year term as BHA Director commences on July 1. "Charlie will be a valuable addition to our team of Directors and I look forward to working alongside him, our colleagues nominated by racecourses, and the independent members of our Board," said The BHA Chair, Annamarie Phelps. "I'd like to thank [outgoing ROA president] Nicholas [Cooper] for his contribution to the...

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Parker Continues Family Tradition

From the end of June, Britain's Racehorse Owners Association (ROA) will have a new president. Charlie Parker, who succeeds Nicholas Cooper after his four-year stint at the helm, could hardly be taking up the reins at a more challenging time for his fellow owners. As long as racing does indeed recommence in Britain on June 1, one major hurdle will have been cleared, but the sport will remain, for the time being, behind closed doors, even for the owners of runners. Ahead of assuming his new role on June 30,...

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