Tabcorp on course for Leaders in Racing

Brendan Parnell, Chief Operating Officer at Tabcorp, one of the largest publicly listed gambling companies in the world, is the latest world-renowned speaker to confirm for the prestigious Leaders in Racing conference at Chelsea FC on the 10th and 11th October 2012, which is now approaching capacity of 250 senior executives in the racing business.

He will join an expert panel discussing the internationalisation of betting and co-mingling with multiple jurisdictions, and joins other top industry figures announced as speakers including Simon Bazalgette, Chief Executive of The Jockey Club; Philippe Germond, Chairman, PMU; and Paul Bittar, Chief Executive, British Horse Racing Authority.

Confirmed attendees for the event include: Bill Mummery, Chief Executive, SBOBET IOM; Gareth Edwards, Poker Marketing Director,; Steven Johnson, Director of Racing, Betfair; Scott Bowers, Group Director of Communications, The Jockey Club; Daniele Sano, International Sponsorship & Event Manager, bwin International Ltd; Laurence Robertson, MP Member of Parliament, House of Commons; Paul Fisher, Group Managing Director, The Jockey Club; Rod Street, CEO, Racing Enterprises; Nicholas Mills, Commercial Director, Racing UK; Paddy Walsh, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Irish Racecourses; Paul Struthers, Chief Executive Officer, Professional Jockey’s Association; Douglas Erskine-Crum, Chief Executive Officer, Horserace Betting Levy Board; Rupert Arnold, Chief Executive Officer, National Trainers Federation; Chris McFadden, Chairman, Racing Enterprises Limited; Andreas R. Tiedtke, Chairman of the Board, Baden Racing; Rupert Trevelyan, Managing Director, Epsom Downs Racecourse; Stephen Atkin, Chief Executive Officer, The Racecourse Association; Dickon White, Managing Director, Haydock Park Racecourse; Cheryl Caves, General Manager, European Breeders Fund

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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