We strive to be at the forefront of British Racing, offering top quality racing and delivering innovation across both our business and sport. We encourage people development and a cooperative working culture. so we can promote from within. This underpins our delivery of shareholder value.
Though Arena Racing Company is a relatively recent collaboration of two major racecourse groups, our venues are steeped in history. Find out about some of our landmark moments from the early days of racing, to recent awards and acquisitions in our timeline below.
ARC as a company runs everyday because of hundreds of passionate and talented employees. These employees are led by a talented team in head office, made up of experts in the industry.
ARC works with charitable and community partners both within both the horse and greyhound racing industries and the local communities around our racecourses and stadia.
Our venues host a large number of fundraising events, and in addition, ARC is proud to support a number of racing and equine charities, including the National Horseracing Museum in Newmarket, Racing To School, Racing Welfare, HorsebackUK and Ebony Horse Club.
Brendan was appointed Managing Director of Media and International at ARC in November 2022.
Joining ARC from Racing Queensland, Brendan has a wealth of experience across both racing and betting industries in his native Australia. He has previously held roles at Tatts Group, Tabcorp and Sky.
Brendan is responsible for ARC's media rights strategy, encompassing retail and online gambling sectors, as well as the ongoing development of international business.
Sam joined ARC in September 2015, having previously worked at the Racecourse Association.
He manages all aspects of media and political engagement for ARC, its venues and businesses.
Bradley joined ARC in 2020.
Having formerly undertaken similar senior roles in the global technology, media and financial service sectors, including Cinime, Pias Entertainment Group and Rapp Ltd.
As ARC CFO, Bradley oversees all financial affairs of the company and its subsidiaries.
Alex Slade joined Arena Racing Company in February 2020 as General Counsel.
As General Counsel, Alex Slade leads on all elements of corporate governance and legal affairs. Alex joined ARC from Eleven Sports Network where he was Head of Legal.
Previously he was Head of Legal (Sport) at BT Sport and Legal Counsel at Nickelodeon UK Ltd. In addition to his executive experience,
Alex currently serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the British Judo Association and is an Advisory Board member of leading international legal publication, LawInSport.