Forthcoming events

Event Information:

  • Wed


    19:30pmNewbury Racecourse

    The West Berkshire Racing Club's AGM will take place on Wednesday, 10th May 2017. The AGM will start at 19:30pm.

    Following the AGM, there will be a social evening where our guest will be Nick Rust, chief executive of the BHA.

    Nick Rust has over 27 years of experience in the betting and gaming industry and joined the BHA from Ladbrokes PLC, where he was Managing Director, Retail, in January 2015. In his previous role he had oversight of around 2,500 betting shops and 13,000 staff. He re-joined Ladbrokes in 2011, having started at the firm as a cashier in 1987, and held roles at BskyB between 2002 and 2007, including as Managing Director of SkyBet, and at Gala Coral from 2007 to 2010, including as Managing Director, Remote Gambling and Coral Retail. He has extensive experience in industry and corporate affairs, having managed key relationships with Government and regulators, and has excellent relationships across British racing. Nick has been an owner since 2005, and currently has horses in training with Micky Hammond in Middleham, North Yorkshire, for whose training business he has also served as a Director.

    Entrance to the AGM is FREE, however, if you wish to stay for our social event afterwards, the entrance fee is £2 per member and £5 for non-members.