Business Programme

TUESDAY 26th January 2016
Business Session 1
THE WAGERING LANDSCAPE
09:00 – 09:20 External forces and industry strategies
– Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges
09:20 – 09:40 Distribution of Racing content by wagering operators
– Bernard Saundry
09:40 – 09:55 Innovation in wagering
– Tom Ascher
09:55 – 10:10 Future funding of UK racing
– Patrick Jay
10:10 – 10:45 Q&A / Panel Discussion
Business Session 2
BREEDING
11:05 – 11:10 Chairman’s Introduction
– Ronan Murphy
11:10 – 11:25 Global trends
– Jocelyn Moubray
11:25 – 11:40 Breeding industry in India
– Zavaray Poonawalla
11:40 – 11:55 Breeding and training in Japan
– Dr Akira Yamanobe
11:55 – 12:10 South Africa ‘s place in the International Breeding/Racing World
– Mick Goss
12:10 – 12:25 The German model
– Daniel Kruger
12:25 – 12:30 Role of the International Stud Book Committee
– Johnny Weatherby
12:30 – 13:00 Q&A / Panel Discussion
Business Session 3
INDUSTRY PROFILES
14:00 – 14:10 Chairman’s Introduction
– Yu Pang Fey
14:10 – 14:25 Qatar
– Nasser Sherida Al Kaabi
14:25 – 14:40 Turkey
– Inanc Inal
14.40 – 14.55 KRA – New Racecourse in line with Race reform
– Park Yangtae
14.55-15.15 Q&A / Panel Discussion
Specialist Session 1
RACECOURSE MANAGEMENT
15.35-15.45 Chairman’s Introduction
– Frank Gabriel
15.45-16.00 Performance Measurement and Innovations
– John Ridley
16.00-16.15 Racecourse management in Japan
– Futoshi Sakakibara
16.15-16.30 Q&A / Panel Discussion

 

WEDNESDAY 27th January 2016
Business Session 4
RACING MEDIA AND THE 21ST CENTURY
09:00 – 09:15 Chairman’s Introduction
– Cyrus Madan
09:15 – 09:30 The Media, Racing and the 21st Century Sports Fan
– Debbie Spillane
09:30 – 09:45 Art in sport
– Jim Ramsay
09:45 – 10:00 Being AP
– Nick Ryle
10:00 – 10:30 Q&A / Panel Discussion
– Hayley Turner, Caroline Searcy, Howard Wright
Business Session 5
HOW WE MARKET RACING
10:50 – 11:10 Marketing Indian racing
– Vivek Jain
11:10 – 11:30 Update on racing experience shaping – Episode II
– Richard Cheung
11:30 – 11:45 Customer – orientated marketing innovation / KRA
– HEO Taeyoon
11:45 – 12:00 Tasracing : growth through innovation
– Dr Eliot Forbes
12:00-12:15 Leveraging sponsors involvement in racing
– Nick Addison
12.15-13.00 Q&A / Panel Discussion
Specialist Session 2
HANDICAPPING & RACE PROGRAMMING
14.00-14.05 Chairman’s Introduction
– Bill Nader
14:05 – 14:20 Quality control
– Brian Kavanagh
14:20 – 14:35 Handicapping : Origins & Development
– Karel Miedema
14:35 – 14:50 Handicapping in India
– B. Shivaprasad
14:50 – 15:05 Developing a Rating System
– Nigel Gray
15:05 – 15:20 External Systems
– Simon Rowlands
15:20 – 16:00 Q&A / Panel Discussion
Specialist Session 3
INTERNATIONAL HORSE MOVEMENTS
14:00 – 14:15 Chairman’s Introduction
– Dr Brian Stewart
14:15 – 14:40 Challenges & Opportunities for Indian Racing
– Dr F. F. Wadia
14:40 – 15:10 African Horse Sickness & South African Exports
– Dr Evan Sergeant
15:10 – 15:35 Working Through the OIE
– Dr Gardner Murray
15:35 – 16:00 Racing to the 1st Million Dollar Korea Cup
– Dr. Seungho Ryu

 

THURSDAY 28th January 2016
Business Session 6
DRUG-FREE RACING – ARE WE SUCCEEDING
09:00 – 09:15 Chairman’s Introduction
– Kaoru Obata
09.15-09.25 The International Federation’s anti-doping remit
– Louis Romanet
09.25-09.35 Changing the culture
– Dr Brian Stewart
09.35-09.45 The appropriate role of vets in stables
– Dr Jenny Hall
09.45-09.55 The owner’s perspective
– Terry Henderson
09.55-10.05 Underground work regarding gene doping
– Dr Tozaki
10.05-11.00 Q&A / Panel Discussion
Business Session 7
RACING AND BREEDING IN CHINA
11.20-11.25 Chairman’s Introduction
– Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges
11.25-11.45 The horse racing and horse culture in China
– Jia Youling
11.45-12.00 A systematic approach to supporting the development of racing in China
– Andrew Harding
12.00-12.15 Racehorse and horse ownership development in China
– Richard Cheung
12.15-12.30 Conghua Training Centre
– Anthony Kelly
12.30-13.00 Q&A / Panel Discussion
IMHC Core Meeting – 14:00 to 16:30 – Malabar
Business Session 8
THE RISING TIDE OF ILLEGAL GAMBLING
14:00 – 14:05 Chairman’s Introduction
– Greg Purcell
14:05 – 14:25 Illegal betting and organised crime in Asia
– Martin Purbrick
14:25 – 14:40 Who bets with the Asian illegal operators?
– Rupert Bolingbroke
14:40 – 14:55 Law enforcement approach to the problem of illegal betting
– Neil Paterson
14:55 – 15:00 The betting operator’s perspective
– Tim Moore-Barton
15:00 – 15:25 Q&A / Panel Discussion
Business Session 9
FRESH ANGLES
15.40-15.55 Macau Jockey Club
– Marie May Dangol
15.55-16:15 Innovators’ Circle
– Doug Reed
16.15-16.30 Q&A / Panel Discussion