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Peter Jensen

Peter has been Chairman of Sandown Park since January 2017. He was formerly a Director of Newmarket Racecourse for ten years (2001-2010) and Chairman of Nottingham Racecourse for five years (2011-2016). He has owned multiple horses over the years, his favourite being KEW GREEN, the winner of eight races, including a number of Heritage Handicaps and the Listed Churchill Stakes.


His primary role in his Corporate Life was as a Member of the Executive Board of Smithkline Beecham.  Peter is currently Chairman of a number of public and private companies, as well as a number of Voluntary Organisations, including The British Sporting Art Trust. He is also Chairman of the Racing Group Committee at the British Horseracing Authority. Jockey Club member.




Di Arbuthnot

Di is CEO of Retraining of Racechorses (ROR), the welfare and after-care charity organisation set up by the BHB in 2000. She is also a former successful amateur jockey. 


Nick Attenborough

Former Director of Consumer PR, Great British Racing and Trustee of Education charity, Racing to School. Nick has horses in training with Ed Dunlop, Sir Mark Prescott and Tom Dascombe.


brian finch

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 Epsom Downs and is also a Trustee of the National Horseracing Museum.


charles hemphill

sarah henderson

Guy Henriques

Guy joined the Racecourse Committee in January 2019. He runs the UK business for Schroders PLC, the asset management company, and is also CEO of their Latin American business. He sits on a number of associated Boards, including as Chairman of the group’s main UK fund company. Guy grew up in a racing family of owners and trainers. Lacking both the stature and skill to be jockey, he nevertheless rode out and helped to qualify hunter chasers for his father, who was a permit holder. He currently co-owns horses in training with Nicky Richards and Philip Hobbs.


nick musto

Stephen Smith

Former Chief Officer Strategic Development for Seagram Spirits & Wine Group, New York.  Former Director and Vice President of the ROA. Has horses in training with Tom George and Graeme McPherson.

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