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Leadership in International Racing

Hong Kong’s achievements in racing and its reputation for business innovation mean that it plays an increasingly important role in world racing. Many of the Club's officials hold senior positions in international racing bodies or serve on committees overseeing different aspects of the sport's global development. These include:

  • Chief Executive Officer Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges : Vice-Chairman of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA); Chairman of the Asian Racing Federation (ARF); Member of the General Assembly of the International Horse Sports Confederation
  • Executive Director, Racing Andrew Harding : Executive Director of the IFHA; Chairman of the IFHA Technical Advisory Committee; Secretary General of the ARF; Chairman of the Reference Laboratory Appointment Committee of the IFHA; Member of the General Assembly of the International Horse Sports Confederation
  • Director of Racing Business and Operations Bill Nader : Member of the IFHA International Grading and Race Planning Advisory Committee; Member of the Asian Pattern Committee of the ARF
  • Executive Manager, Due Diligence and Research Douglas Robinson : Deputy Chairman of the ARF Anti-illegal Betting Taskforce
  • Head of Handicapping, Race Planning and International Racing Nigel Gray : Co-Chairman of the IFHA's World's Best Racehorse Rankings Committee; Chairman of the ARF Handicappers Committee; Secretary of the Asian Pattern Committee of the ARF
  • Chief Stipendiary Steward Kim Kelly : Chairman of the International Harmonisation of Racing Rules Committee of the IFHA; Chairman of the IFHA International Stewards Conference; Member of the IFHA Technical Advisory Committee
  • Chief Advisor, Doping Control Dr Terence Wan : Chairman of the Advisory Council on Equine Prohibited Substances and Practices of the IFHA; Chairman of the Reference Laboratory Technical Committee of the IFHA; Chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Laboratory Expert Group; Convenor of the Racehorse Testing Working Group of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation; Vice-Chairman of the Drug Control Committee of the ARF
  • Head of Dual Site Stables Operations and Owners Services KL Cheng :  Member of the IFHA Technical Advisory Committee