MyRacehorse, a pioneer in microracing ownership, today announced the appointment of two of the UK’s most experienced leaders in the UK racing industry.
Simon Bazalgette, former president of Jockey Racecourses Club and founding executive chairman of Racecourse Media Group, becomes chairman of the board of directors of MyRacehorse UK, while Paul Fisher, former chief executive of Jockey Club Racecourses, has been appointed chairman of its advisory board in England.
These appointments follow the launch of MyRacehorse in the UK and Ireland last month, with shares available on three horses currently in training: a £450,000 Dubawi son with Andrew Balding Mendelssohn chubby with John & amp; Thady Gosden and a Dirty Zoffany with Joseph O’Brien.
MyRacehorse has enjoyed great success in the US and Australia since its launch in 2019, growing to become the leading joint ownership group in global races, with more than 100 horses in training worldwide. world and over 40,000 registered owners.
MyRacehorse has provided unforgettable experiences at the highest levels of the sport for racehorse owners since its inception, including a true victory in the 2020 Kentucky Derby and the Breeders’ Cup Classic. 2020.
Commenting on Bazalgette and Fisher’s dates, Jules Pittam, Managing Partner of MyRacehorse UK & Ireland, said“Simon and Paul bring a wealth of experience from both horse racing and the broader business community, which will prove invaluable as we look to grow MyRacehorse across the UK and Ireland.
“Our core philosophy is to bring newcomers into the sport by experiencing elite ownership at affordable prices, while adhering to the highest standards of transparency and governance.
“These are real assets – elite horses, top trainers and a part to a horse’s entire racing and breeding career. We are all looking forward to many exciting days at the racecourses with our three horses this summer. »
Simon Bazalgette says“It’s important to horse racing to attract and engage new fans in every way possible, and MyRacehorse does that through its innovative technology, allowing racing fans to experience the thrills of the game. box of properties at affordable prices.
“It is important to note that the service is designed to meet financial security regulations and will therefore be the best in terms of transparency and protection of its members. They have achieved amazing things in the US and Australia in a short time, ensuring a top quality blood supply and providing a great experience for their owners. I look forward to working with the team to help with future growth as I am sure the concept will be hugely popular in the UK and Ireland. »
Paul Fisher added“MyRacehorse is one of the most exciting innovations I have seen in racing horse ownership and I am delighted to be chairing the UK Advisory Council.
“This model has been proven in the US and Australia, where MyRacehorse has attracted many newcomers to the sport, and I expect this to happen in the UK and Ireland as well. The ability to own these elite horses at an affordable price is truly revolutionary and will no doubt appeal to many current and new racing enthusiasts. »