Sir Francis Brooke

Royal Ascot's Platinum Jubilee Renamed To Honour The Late Queen

The G1 Platinum Jubilee S. will be renamed in memory of Her Late Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, Ascot Racecourse announced on Thursday. Beginning with the 2023 edition on the final day of Royal Ascot, the race will be known as The Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee S. Sir Francis Brooke Bt. His Majesty's Representative at Ascot, said, "The Late Queen's close association with Ascot Racecourse was well known throughout the world, but no race at the Royal Meeting previously carried the name of Queen Elizabeth II. "His Majesty The King has...

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Alastair Warwick Appointed Ascot CEO

Alastair Warwick has been appointed chief executive officer of Ascot Racecourse, having previously held the position of managing director and acting chief executive. "I am delighted that Alastair has accepted the position of chief executive on a permanent basis," said Sir Francis Brooke, His Majesty's representative at Ascot. "Over the last 15 years, he has gained the leadership and strategic skills needed for this multifaceted role. He has also played a key part in developing an excellent senior management team. "Alastair has a deep knowledge of Ascot and the racing industry....

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Henderson To Step Down As Ascot CEO

Guy Henderson will retire from his position as chief executive officer of Ascot after next year's Royal meeting, which will be his eighth in that position. Henderson said, "We make this announcement as the process to appoint the next CEO begins. Meanwhile, it remains business as usual as we deliver the remainder of the 2021 racing and events programme and build towards Royal Ascot 2022 in the Platinum Jubilee year. This will be a unique event at Ascot about which we are all very excited." Sir Francis Brooke, Her Majesty's...

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