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Kempton Park Racecourse Committee Members



Richard Fuller

Main Board Director of Fuller Smith and Turner PLC. Chairman of the Point to Point Racing Company. Trustee of the Wavertree Education Trust and Chairman of the Cotswold Cider Company. Former Chairman of the Point to Point Owners and Riders Association. Richard’s wife Charlotte trains National Hunt horses from home and he has two children, his eldest being the former professional Jump jockey Page Fuller.




Hannah Vowles

Racing Secretary to Ben Pauling, Hannah is responsible for taking care of all the racing admin, accounts, payroll and logistics at this leading NH yard stabling 80+ horses.  She also rides out first lot every day.  Formerly Marketing and Business Development Manager for Event Rider Masters Ltd, Hannah’s experience extends far and wide within the equestrian sector.  Hannah spent time as Racing Assistant at Europe's leading syndicate management company, Highclere Thoroughbred Racing, prior to which she spent 4 years as PA to one of Great Britain's leading three-day event riders, William Fox Pitt, and 8yrs as Racing Secretary to Pat Eddery, Sylvester Kirk and Harry Fry.


Simon Philip

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 member of The Jockey Club. Simon organises several syndicates that have horses in training with Nicky Henderson.


Simon Burgoyne

Having grown up within the horse racing industry Simon went on to spend 10 years working as an assistant trainer in a number of locations including Saudi Arabia, Dubai, South Africa and the UK. Simon has been working in London within the residential property sector for the last decade and currently holds the position of Partner at Knight Frank in Mayfair. Simon is a huge fan of all horse racing disciplines.



Mike is the former Chief Information Officer at the John Lewis Partnership having most recently also performed Management Board roles at Waitrose and Argos. His 30 year career within the hospitality and retail sectors has also included senior roles at Mitchells & Butlers, B&Q and Safeway. A life long horse racing fan, Mike is committed to bringing the experience built within these large scale, digitally enabled consumer businesses into the industry.



Rishi began his broadcasting career in May 2002 with Attheraces and within eight months had made his first terrestrial appearance on Channel4 Racing. The BBC were soon attracted to his on-screen style and manner and recruited Rishi to their Racing team early in 2003. Since then Rishi’s talents as a broadcaster and ability to transfer his skills to any sport have led to his presence as a presenter or reporter at a number of major global sporting events for the BBC, ITV and Channel4, most notably, the last five Olympic Games, US Masters, The Open, The Ryder Cup, ICC Cricket World Cup, Wimbledon Tennis Championships, Commonwealth Games, Dubai World Cup, The Derby, The Grand National, Royal Ascot, The Breeder's Cup, Cheltenham Festival, World Snooker Championships and many more.



Mary grew up in rural Shropshire and has been around horses as long as she can remember, catching the racing bug in her teens. While studying Real Estate BSc at University and subsequently, she rode out for various yards in the UK, USA and Australia, alongside stud work, bid spotting and cards at Tattersalls and Goffs UK. Mary did a stint in Residential Property Sales in the Cotswolds before finding the pull back to the racing industry too strong to resist. She joined the Racing Post Bloodstock commercial team at the beginning of 2022.

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