Racing Enterprises and the Association of British Bookmakers bet on Leaders

Rod Street, CEO of Racing Enterprises and Neil Goulden, Chairman Designate, Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) are the latest key industry figures to sign up as speakers for an 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.

They join a stellar line-up of speakers already announced for the event which includes Philippe Germond, Chairman and CEO, PMU, Simon Bazalgette, Group Chief Executive, The Jockey Club, Paul Bittar, Chief Executive, British Horse Racing Authority,Brendan Parnell, Chief Operating Officer, Tabcorp, Simon Crisford, Racing Manager, Godolphin, Ron Luniewski, President, XB Net, Brian Kavanagh, Chief Executive, Horseracing Ireland, Frankie Dettori, Champion Jockey, Frank Warren, Boxing Promoter, Box Nation, Gary Smith, Chief Operating Officer, SIS, Rachel Hood, President, Racehorse Owners’ Association and Martin Cruddace, Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, Betfair.

Rod Street is Chief Executive of Racing Enterprises Limited, Racing for Change and British Champions Series Limited. He was formerly Group Managing Director of Northern Racing PLC—helping to build the business until its flotation on AIM in 2003. Rod has served on the boards of broadcaster At the Races, the Racecourse Association, Racing Enterprises Limited and numerous racing industry bodies and was Chairman of the Professional Jockeys Association until April 2011.

Neil Goulden served as Group Managing Director of the Gala Coral Group for 3 years until he was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2004 where he remained until his recent appointment in September 2010 at the Association of British Broadcasters. Prior to this Goulden held a number of senior roles at Allied Leisure PLC, Letheby and Christopher Ltd, and Ladbroke Group plc in a long, distinguished career.

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.

For a full list of attendees and confirmed speakers, or to register your interest in one of the few remaining passes, please contact one of the team on +44 (0) 207 042 8666 or email racing@leadersinevents.com.

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