Tag Archives: Paul Fisher

GVS targets ‘equine support’ with new finance service

After being launched this summer by The Jockey Club’s Simon Bazalgette and Paul Fisher, Global Venue Services (GVS) will support equine and other sports industry stakeholders in accessing financial capital by launching its ‘Global Venue Finance’ subsidiary. ‘GV Finance’ will work closely with Andrews Bowen, an equine and sports surfaces and equipment company, as well as a group of finance …

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Paul Fisher confirms departure as Jockey Club Racecourses CEO

The governance of the Jockey Club has confirmed that Chief Executive Paul Fisher will end his tenure as Chief Executive of Jockey Club Racecourses next month, closing a 19-year executive relationship with the UK’s largest racetrack operator. The announcement sees further executive changes within the top ranks of UK racing, as the Jockey Club disclosed its executive management departure just hours …

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Jockey Club brings back £1m Chase Triple Crown prize money

The Jockey Club has outlined plans to award £1m in prize money to horses which can win the three most prestigious Grade One staying chases in the new 2019-20 season, in a bid to increase engagement with racing in the UK. The prize money, which will be the biggest bonus in jump racing, will be awarded to the owner, trainer, …

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Jockey Club introduces mobile ticketing at Cheltenham Festival

The Jockey Club has introduced its Race On app, which is set to provide mobile ticketing at its 15 nationwide racecourses. Allowing Cheltenham Festival racegoers to become the first in Britain to use app based tickets for general admission, it has been developed to enhance customer experience at its 348 racedays, which welcome almost two million spectators per year. Paul …

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Fast rising star becomes first JCR group wide ambassador

Jockey Club Racecourses (JCR) has announced a first of its kind partnership for the group, with Bryony Frost now its first group wide ambassador. Through the new link up, Frost is set to work with JCR in aid of the promotion of British racing, which will be done though media work, personal appearances, social media channels and a regular blog. In …

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The Jockey Club in record prize money contributions

The Jockey Club has announced a record £4.2m increase in prize money contributions in 2018, with Jockey Club Racecourses (JCR) also set to commit £27.1m to prize money from its own resources, at all levels of the sport and subject to abandonments. Total race values spread across its 15 strong racecourse portfolio is set to exceed £53m, another record, and …

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188BET agrees 50-race partnership with Jockey Club Racecourses

Fisher & 188BET

188BET has agreed a new 50-race partnership with Jockey Club Racecourses, which will include sponsorship of the Grade 2 Haldon Gold Cup at Exeter in November, the Grade 2 Old Roan Chase at Aintree in October and the whole card for this Saturday’s Prelude Hurdle Day at Market Rasen. The sponsorship will run from this month until January 2017, with …

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