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Carlisle Racecourse



General Manager

Molly Dingwall


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Having grown up on a small holding in North Wales surrounded by horses it was a clear passion of Molly’s from an early age. Molly studied Festival and Events Management in Edinburgh and combined her passion for horses and business in her first job within the racing industry at Perth Racecourse.

In 2015, Molly moved to The Jockey Club and became a Business Development Executive at Aintree Racecourse. After a year, Molly became the Trainee General Manager for The Jockey Club Group and since January 2018 has been successfully managing Carlisle Racecourse. Molly is horse and racing mad and is a proud owner of Dove Mountain on whom she won the 2016 Jockey Club Challenge 1m 5f Charity race at Warwick racecourse.

Molly also has her side kick Wiggle, a small and sassy Cockerpoo who loves inspecting the racecourse daily!



Operations Executive

Colin Dockerty


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Colin started working at Carlisle Racecourse in October 2014. He previously worked within the hotel industry for 10 years. He brings a wealth of operational and customer service knowledge to the team.

Colin has a Collie by the name of Tia who keeps the office in line. Colin loves roller-coaster’s and a tasty Gin & Tonic. .



Conference and Events Business Development Executive

Helen Mackie


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Helen moved over from Newcastle 2 and a half years ago to join the team here at Carlisle Racecourse after previously working as an Event Manager for the Marriott Hotel for 10 years.

Prior to her career in the UK, Helen lived in Istanbul for 19 years where she worked as a private tutor.

Helen loves working for The Jockey Club as it has given her a real insight into the racing world and it’s a privilege to be part of a company that puts the welfare of the horses above everything.

Helen speaks fluent Turkish and is the best tea maker in the North!



Racing and Wedding Business Development Executive

Lianne Morrow.


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Before joining Carlisle Racecourse Lianne worked as a Wedding Coordinator at Gretna Green Ltd, where she looked after over a 1000 weddings in her time there.

Racing has always been a part of Lianne’s life, she is a keen horse woman and owns 4 horses. Lianne loves that this job combines both of her passions.

Being a non-tea drinker Lianne has perfected the skill of making the perfect Ribena.


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