Our Racecourse Committee
Brian spent a large part of his working career in various marketing and general management positions for a British multinational company. He is currently semi-retired. Brian is a member of the Racecourse Committee at Sandown Park and is also a Trustee of the National Horseracing Museum.
Clare Balding OBE
Clare is a well-known broadcaster, journalist and author with a lifelong association with horse-racing. She was appointed to the Jockey Club in January 2017.
Alex worked as a banker/trader for 20 years and currently works in project finance. He is the Chief Executive of the UK Tote Group and the owner of Ladyswood Stud in Wiltshire.
Katie is an Associate at the multi-national law firm Slaughter & May and has a long-standing interest in racehorses.
Simon spent his business career in professional services, latterly as a partner in Deloitte. He is Chairman of Kent County Cricket Club and the Epsom Training Grounds Management Board, as well as being a Kent Ambassador. Simon organises several syndicates that have horses in training with Nicky Henderson and Toby Lawes. The syndicates’ horses owned include Might Bite, winner of the 2017 King George VI Steeplechase. Simon is also a member of the Racecourse Commitee at Kempton Park Racecourse.
Andy is currently Chief Executive of the Restaurant Group with a wealth of experience in the bookmaking industry, latterly as Chief Operating Officer of GVC. He has over 25 years’ experience across the corporate world and is a keen racing fan.