June 8, 2023
Warwick Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ascot

Alastair Warwick has been appointed everlasting basic supervisor of Ascot Racecourse since Vivien Currie’s abrupt departure in October.

Warwick joined Ascot in 2008 and was basic supervisor of the course earlier than changing into appearing basic supervisor.

Lastly, it was a part of negotiations that resulted in ITV getting a brand new three-year deal to indicate British horse racing till the tip of 2026.

Sir Francis Brooke, Her Majesty’s Consultant at Ascot, mentioned he was happy that Warwick accepted the function.

“Over the previous 15 years, he has acquired the management and strategic expertise wanted for this versatile function. He has additionally performed a key function in creating a wonderful senior administration group.


“Alastair has a deep data of Ascot and the racing business. Lately, along with being primarily answerable for racetrack operations, Alastair has spearheaded very important enterprise relationships such because the profitable improvement of the Hong Kong Jockey Membership and the World Pool.

“In current months he has been closely concerned in broader media and betting rights negotiations, together with the profitable renewal of the ITV terrestrial contract introduced final week.”

Warwick joined Ascot from Hamilton Park Racecourse, the place he was managing director for 3 years. He was beforehand operations supervisor at Aintree.

“I’m excited to tackle the function completely and want to thank Francis and his fellow trustees for the chance and belief they’ve given me.

“Now we have a terrific group. Everybody from the ‘Bowl Hat’ on race day to the senior group has the identical aspirations for Ascot.

“Throughout my 15 years at Ascot, I’ve seen among the finest races on the planet and stay up for welcoming future horse and human champions.”

Warwick’s predecessor, Vivien Currie, had been within the enterprise for lower than six months earlier than leaving for household causes to return to Scotland.

He took over from earlier incumbent Man Henderson, who has been basic supervisor since 2015 and retired on the finish of June. The couple spent a short while working collectively in preparation for final 12 months’s royal conference.

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