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New Executive Director at Brighton Racecourse

Thu, Feb 20, 2014

Brighton Racecourse is delighted to announce Davina Wells as the new Executive Director at Brighton Racecourse.

The former Cluster Manager of the Premier Inn Hotels in Southampton has taken over from Stuart Dorn, who spent the last two years at Brighton Racecourse and has just been appointed the Executive Director role at Royal Windsor Racecourse, another track owned by Arena Racing Company.

Davina commented on her new appointment" I am looking forward to establishing strong relationships within the Brighton community. With some large events and a season of racing ahead there will be many opportunities to meet and engage with people.''

Another important member of the racecourse team, Commercial Manager Samantha Bailey, who has enjoyed three successful years at the sea side track has been recently promoted to Commercial Director for the Arena Racing Company group and will remain at Brighton Racecourse.

Samantha said; "I am delighted to receive this promotion with the ARC group and with 21 meetings scheduled for the flat season ahead there is lots to look forward to in 2014"

The racecourse opens its gates to the racing public on Thursday 24th April with free Grandstand & Paddock admission tickets available for pre-bookers. For more information please contact the Racecourse Office on 01273 603580 or visit the website

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