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Scottish Racing Team

Board of Directors

Sir Ian Good (Chairman)

Charles Barnett

John Gellatly

Mark Hunter

Alan Macdonald

Scottish Racing Executives

David Brown – Chief Executive, Ayr Racecourse

David became Finance Director for Ayr Racecourse in July 2007, and was then appointed Managing Director in 2012 and is a member of the Large Independent Racecourse Group.

Ashley Moon – Managing Director, Hamilton Park Racecourse

Ashley was appointed Managing Director of Hamilton Park Racecourse in January 2022, having joined the team in 2008 where he held a number of senior roles. He has also been an active member of several racing industry groups including the Racecourse Association’s Raceday Experience Group, Marketing Services Group and Betting Advisory Group.

Jonathan Garratt – Managing Director, Kelso Racecourse

Jonathan joined Kelso Racecourse as Managing Director in 2018, having been Managing Director of Cartmel Racecourse since 2010. Jonathan represents small independent racecourses as a director of RMG, and also serves on the RCA Specialist Groups Committee for race planning and betting.

Bill Farnsworth – General Manager, Musselburgh Racecourse

Bill has been General Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse for over 20 years. He has served on the board of UK racing’s governing body, the British Horseracing Authority, as well as the Racecourse Association (RCA) and the Racecourse Media Group – an acknowledgement of the work carried out by Bill and the team in transforming Musselburgh into one of the country’s leading race tracks.

Hazel Peplinski – Chief Executive, Perth Racecourse

Hazel has held many significant positions within Scottish racing, including Chief Executive, Director, Racing Manager and Clerk of the Course at Hamilton Park, as well as further Clerking roles at both Kelso and Ayr Racecourse. Hazel has been a trustee of the Injured Jockeys Fund since 2013 and she became a Director of the RCA in 2020 where she represents small independent racecourses.

Delly Innes – Chief Executive, Scottish Racing

Delly took on her role in Scottish Racing in 2016. She is also Chair of the Scottish Racing Academy and sits on the British Horseracing Authority’s Public Affairs Steering Group which develops and implements agreed racing industry strategy on political engagement in both Westminster and Holyrood. Delly is also a member of the Scottish Government’s Equine Stakeholder Group.

Katie Anderson – Marketing Executive

Katie was appointed Marketing Executive in November 2021, having graduated with first class honours in Marketing Management from Edinburgh Napier University. Katie British Evented at international level and was part of the Scotland Eventing Squad for many years. She is also a regular work rider for Katie Scott Racing.

Gordon Brown – Race Reporter

Gordon has a wealth of experience of racing through his background in the written and broadcast media. His current principle role is reporting and supporting the scene in Scotland on Racing TV and relaying the latest news with Scottish angles.