16 Jun 2003 Pre-2014 Releases

Michael Henriques Appointed Licensing Steward

Published: 16 June 2003

At this morning’s meeting of the Jockey Club Members, Michael Henriques was appointed Licensing Steward, succeeding Lord McGowan, who died earlier this year.

As Chairman of the Licensing Committee, he will serve as a Steward and sit on the Regulatory Board.

Michael Henriques has previously served on the Licensing Committee and was Chairman from 1994 until 1996.

Michael was elected to the Jockey Club in 1989 and has served the sport in various ways. He was Chairman of the Permit Trainers Association from 1986-1993 and represented their interests, as well as those of the amateur riders, point-to-pointing and lady jockeys, on the Horseracing Advisory Council.

He has acted as a racecourse steward at Cheltenham, Warwick, Worcester and Hereford. In addition to this stewarding work, he was Chairman of the Stewarding Arm from 1997-1999 and also Chairman of the Point-to-Point Liaison Committee from 1994-1996.

He is a Director of Cheltenham Racecourse.

Michael Henriques successfully trained his own horses under permit for 17 years. Aside from these racing commitments, he is a farmer and businessman.

16th June 2003