Dettori rides in to take stage at Leaders

Frankie Dettori, the Champion Jockey and Horseracing Legend, is the latest big-name speaker to sign up for an exclusive/invite-only audience of 250 top executives at the prestigious Leaders in Racing conference, taking place on 11th October 2012 at Chelsea FC in London.

Dettori is one of the elite stars of world racing, with his ebullient personality and brilliance in the saddle making him a favourite around the globe. He has been Champion Jockey on three occasions and has ridden the winners of more than 500 Group races. He’s had many successes in his role of stable jockey to Godolphin Racing. Dettori’s most celebrated achievement was his riding of all seven winners on Champion’s Day at Ascot in 1996. In 2000 he received an honorary MBE from the Queen and he is considered one of the best Jockeys to have ever raced.

Frankie will be interviewed on his life in racing, some of the changes he has seen over the years, his experiences overseas and the outlook for the sport. He’s joining a number of high profile speakers already confirmed including Brian Kavanagh, CEO, Horseracing Ireland; Philippe Germond, Chairman and CEO, PMU; Paul Bittar, Chief Executive, British Horse Racing Authority ; Brendan Parnell, Chief Operating Officer, Tabcorp ; Ron Luniewski, President, Xpressbet & XBNet ; Simon Bazalgette, CEO, The Jockey Club ; Simon Crisford, Racing Manager, Godolphin and many more…

For a full list of attendees and confirmed speakers, or to register your interest, please contact one of the team on +44 (0) 207 042 8666 or email

Leaders in Racing is an invite-only event launched in 2011 with a sell-out attendance of 250 director-level executives from over 25 countries, including representatives from 18 Jockey clubs, 33 associations and 40 betting operators. It is held as part of the world famous Leaders Sport Summit, which attracts the top 1,500 executives from world sport for 2 days of learning and networking.

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