WORLD THOROUGHBRED RANKINGS 2012 PRESS CONFERENCE – FORMAL INVITATION

04 Jan 2013 Pre-2014 Releases

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The British Horseracing Authority (BHA), on behalf of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA), invites you to attend:

THE WORLD THOROUGHBRED RANKINGS 2012 PRESS CONFERENCE

Venue: The Soho Hotel
4 Richmond Mews
London
W1D 3DH
10:30am for an 11am start

The Panel
Garry O’Gorman (Co-Chairman of the World Rankings Supervisory Committee and
Senior Flat Handicapper, Irish Turf Club)
Phil Smith (BHA Head of Handicapping)
Dominic Gardiner-Hill (BHA Deputy Head of Handicapping)
Matthew Tester (BHA Senior Handicapper with responsibility for two-year-olds
)

Lord Grimthorpe, Racing Manager to Prince Khalid Abdullah, will also be in attendance

RSVP to Robin Mounsey on 0207 152 0048 or email rmounsey@britishhorseracing.com by Friday 11th January 2013. Please indicate in your response if you would like to bring a TV camera and crew.

The Press Conference will include the unveiling of the Frankel’s final official rating and where he sits in the list of greatest racehorses since ratings began.

There will also be the usual in depth analysis of the worldwide classificiations, including Matthew Tester’s analysis of the two-year-old crop and his ‘dark horse’ to watch in 2013, which in previous years has included Carlton House, Workforce and Most Improved.

There will be opportunity for debate and discussion with the Panel, as well as interview opportunities with the Panel and Lord Grimthorpe.

Tea and Coffees will be served after the conference, with a free wifi-enabled area for journalists use available until 2pm.