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Wincanton Racecourse



James Boughey



andrew wilkinson


Qualified as a Chartered Accountant and subsequently merchant banker, there isn’t much Andrew hasn’t done. From managing financial and business affairs of Rolling Stones, he also founded Kingstreet Tours Ltd - producer of tours for non-other than Pink Floyd, Elton John and Robbie Williams.


Recently, Andrew’s attention turned to horse racing when he founded Jockey Club Live; he now sits as Director of the Committee at Wincanton Racecourse. With a keen interest in historic motorsport, he is a Member of the Fundraising Committee of Nordoff Robbins, a Charity that uses music therapy in the treatment and care of autistic children.

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Geoff is a Director of All Sport Insurance, who provide insurance solutions to the professional sporting world. Through this business network, Geoff has introduced a number of sporting and insurance connections to Wincanton for both sponsorship and hospitality. Racing is a big part of the family with Geoff’s son Harry a former jockey now Assistant Trainer to his Uncle Paul Nicholls, whose team are big supporters of the racecourse at Wincanton. Geoff is entering his fourth year as a member of the Wincanton Racecourse committee.

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Richard Hoiles


Lead commentator for ITV Racing who started out life as a qualified accountant before becoming a Racecourse Commentator in 1992. Richard has a wealth of racing experience around the world working overseas in places such as Hong Kong.


He worked solely for The Jockey Club for three season’s between 1997-2000, having attended Wincanton for over 35 years Richard has seen the likes of Desert Orchid, Bregawn, Denman, and Thistlecrack in action.


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David Wiggin


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