City Racing Setup

City Racing is a totally unique concept that will bring the sport of horse racing to the very heart of the world’s greatest cities. Set against some of the world’s most famous backdrops, City Racing will transform the cities' most iconic streets into a fully-fledged, BHA approved racetrack.

City Racing Team

Peter has 20+ years in media and sports as the Managing Director of SEL UK and the former Head of Global Sponsorship at RBS, Williams F1 and Jaguar Racing.

Michael looks back to a 10+-year experience in International Management in the automotive world and was the founding Managing Director of the Middle Eastern Regional Office for a high-end luxury automobile brand based in the United Arab Emirates.

He delivered national and international events and exhibitions throughout his career.

Lauren has been involved with the horse industry her whole life and joined City Racing at the start of 2019.

She has over three year experience within Project Management with a MSc in Project Management.

Johnno Spence has been involved in brand management and PR within the horse world for over 17 years. Previously managing the PR for the Jockey Club before setting up his own sport, lifestyle and F&B PR company.

Emma Chamings has been an Account Director for JSC. Previously working on accounts such as the Investec Derby Festival and Glorious Goodwood. She has been involved in horse racing for over 10 years

Board Members

Peter has 20+ years in media and sports as the Managing Director of SEL UK and the former Head of Global Sponsorship at RBS, Williams F1 and Jaguar Racing.

David Andrews and Simon Bowen, who make up Andrews Bowen, collectively have 40+ years experience in surface technology installation, creating high quality, safe equine surfaces and as such have been asked to provide surfaces for many prominent equine events including the 2012 London Olympics and the Global Champions Tour.

David Andrews and Simon Bowen, who make up Andrews Bowen, collectively have 40+ years experience in surface technology installation, creating high quality, safe equine surfaces and as such have been asked to provide surfaces for many prominent equine events including the 2012 London Olympics and the Global Champions Tour.

New World Capital Advisors are vital to the success of City Racing providing both financial investment as well as invaluable advice and unique opportunities. Zeiad Idris and Adam Sadiq, Co-Founders and Managing Partners of NWCA have between them over 23 years investment and asset management experience. Alexander Tsirigotis, Partner and COO brings over 14 years of experience in the financial services industry.

New World Capital Advisors are vital to the success of City Racing providing both financial investment as well as invaluable advice and unique opportunities. Zeiad Idris and Adam Sadiq, Co-Founders and Managing Partners of NWCA have between them over 23 years investment and asset management experience. Alexander Tsirigotis, Partner and COO brings over 14 years of experience in the financial services industry.

New World Capital Advisors are vital to the success of City Racing providing both financial investment as well as invaluable advice and unique opportunities. Zeiad Idris and Adam Sadiq, Co-Founders and Managing Partners of NWCA have between them over 23 years investment and asset management experience. Alexander Tsirigotis, Partner and COO brings over 14 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Tariq Shaikh is a City Racing Board Member who is a founding partner of RHT Partners where he is a special advisor to prominent Royal and Merchant families in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Tariq is also President of R.J. Fleming & Co (MENASA).

Paul Fisher is the co-founder and CEO of Global Venue Services (GVS), he has a demonstrated history of success working in the Sports, Leisure and Hospitality industry. As former CEO of the Jockey Club Racecourses, his association with racing spans over 19 years. Paul is a fully qualified accountant and previously the Finance Director of Gillingham Football Club.

Nevin Truesdale is the Acting Group CEO of The Jockey Club. He joined The Jockey Club in August 2013 and was responsible for all aspects of the Group’s financial and commercial planning, reporting and control as Group Chief Financial Officer before becoming CEO. Nevin has been a qualified Chartered Accountant since 1998 and is a Full Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.