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Jockey Club Racecourses Ltd
75 High Holborn
The welfare of racing is the primary concern and primary goal of Jockey Club Racecourses' business. All business profits, whether from race meetings or other business are reinvested in the sport. We are currently rolling out a £120 million investment prog...
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Simon Bazalgette - Non-Executive Director
Simon Bazalgette was appointed Group Chief Executive of The Jockey Club in September 2008, and is Chairman of Jockey Club Racecourses.
Prior to that he was the founding Executive Chairman of Racing UK from June 2004 until taking up this new role.
Simon now sits on the Board of RMG as the representative of The Jockey Club, who own 13 of RMG's 30 racecourses.
He also sits on the Boards of the Racecourse Association, Racing Enterprises Ltd and British Champions Series Ltd.
Between 1993 and 2003 Simon was one of the founding directors of the digital broadcast network Music Choice Europe, becoming Chief Executive in 1999.
rolled out the Music Choice service to over 14 million subscribers across Europe and led the successful flotation of Music Choice on the London Stock Exchange in 2000.
Prior to that, Simon worked at KPMG for 10 years as both a chartered accountant and management consultant specialising in media and entertainment businesses.
In addition to his roles in horse racing, Simon is Vice Chairman of the charitable foundation The Grubb Institute.
Jockey Club Racecourses - Board of Directors
Simon Bazalgette (Chairman)
Chief Executive, The Jockey Club
These include international racehorse ...
These include international racehorse owners (Hon. Harry Herbert, owner of Highclere racing), senior racing executives (Simon Bazalgette, CEO Jockey Club), Chinese government officials, global directors of luxury brands and Mainland Chinese celebrities.
Simon Bazalgette takes up new post of Chief Executive | The Jockey Club
Simon Bazalgette takes up new post of Chief Executive
4th September 2008
Monday 1st September marks the start of new era for The Jockey Club as it welcomes Simon Bazalgette into the role of Chief Executive of The Jockey Club.
The position is a new one and reflects The Jockey Club's intention to adopt a more proactive and coordinated group approach to the management of its commercial assets, so as to maximise its contribution to racing.
The group's interests include 14 racecourses, among them Cheltenham, Aintree, Newmarket and Epsom Downs
, as well as the provision of public training facilities in Newmarket and Lambourn, a property portfolio and the National Stud
Jockey Club Racecourses
is the largest shareholder in Racing UK
and the largest racecourse shareholder in Turf TV
Simon Bazalgette, 46, was previously Executive Chairman of Racing UK and of Racecourse Media Services ("RMS"), the vehicle through which 31 racecourses manage their 50% stake in Turf TV.
His responsibilities as Chief Executive of The Jockey Club include chairing the Board of Jockey Club Racecourses, ensuring maximum value is obtained from the group's commercial and media rights, promoting the role of The Jockey Club in the public arena and developing relationships with key players in the racing and betting industries.
As Chief Executive, he will be The Jockey Club's representative on a number of Boards and Committees, including the RCA, Racing UK and RMS, as well as representing the Racing UK racecourses on Racing Enterprises Ltd ("REL") and Amalgamated Racing (which operates Turf TV).
said: "This is an exciting opportunity; the objective is to take The Jockey Club
forward and enable it to fulfill its commercial potential, thereby further increasing its contribution to the sport.
News | The Jockey Club
Simon Bazalgette CEO of The Jockey Club today expressed delight at the completion of the £45 million development at the Home of Jump Racing, Cheltenham