14 Dec 1998 Pre-2014 Releases

Jockey Club Appointments 1999

Published: 14 December 1998


Mr David Oldrey was re-elected as a Steward of The Jockey Club for one year, and will continue
as one of The Jockey Club nominees on BHB and as Chairman of BHB’s Race Planning Committee. Major Michael Wyatt was elected as a Steward of The Jockey Club for three years and will serve as Joint Deputy Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee.


The Meeting also ratified membership of The Jockey Club Standing Committees which are as follows:

Disciplinary Committee (incorporating Stewarding Arm)

Disciplinary Committee

Mr Christopher Hall, Chairman
Mr Christopher Hodgson, Joint Deputy Chairman
Major Michael Wyatt, Joint Deputy Chairman
Mrs Sue Abbott
Mr Jerry Dennis
Mr Tim Motley
The Duke of Roxburghe
Mr Andrew Merriam

Stewarding Arm

Mr Michael Henriques, Chairman (Joint Deputy Chairman of Disciplinary Committee)
The Countess of Halifax
The Lord McGowan
Captain The Hon Gerald Maitland-Carew
Mr Anthony Mildmay-White

Disciplinary Review Committee

Mr Robert Waley-Cohen Chairman
The Lord Vestey Deputy Chairman
Mr Michael Wiggin
Sir Michael Connell
Mr Michael Wates

Licensing Committee

Mr Gurney Sheppard Chairman
Mr David Gibson
Mr Peter Innes
Mrs Susan Wood
Lady Richard Wellesley

The Jockey Club Nominees to the BHB are Mr Christopher Spence, The Hon David Sieff, Mr David Oldrey and Brigadier Andrew Parker Bowles.

Notes for Editors

Major Michael Wyatt’s biographical details are as follows:


Major Michael Wyatt has had nine years of experience as a Steward of the Jockey Club, including spells as Deputy Senior Steward (1978-80) and as Chairman of the Race Planning Committee(1989-91). He was elected to the Jockey Club in 1969 and his other racing appointments include Chairman of Racecourse Security Services (1984-86) and Chairman of Newmarket Racecourses Trust(1982-87). He has acted as a Racecourse Steward at both Newmarket and Ascot. He is a Director of Caledonia Investments plc, and since leaving the army in 1969, he has run the Duke’s Stud near Newmarket. He currently has horses in training with Henry Candy and James Eustace.