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Jun 12 2017

Today, Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) is delighted to appoint Jon Pullin as Racing Director.

Jon was previously Racing Operations Director and takes on his new responsibilities with immediate effect. He has taken over from Stephen Higgins who leaves next month to take up a new role with the Hong Kong Jockey Club.

Jon has been involved in the management of racing for many years. He has performed a number of roles including Managing Director of Royal Windsor, Clerk of the Course across several of the ARC tracks and latterly a central role in ARC’s Racing Department. Jon was a licenced jump jockey between 1988-1993.

Jon Pullin said: “I am delighted to be appointed as Racing Director. It’s a privilege to taking up this senior role within in the business and have the chance to continue to work with ARC’s first-class team. This is a crucial time for British Racing as we work together on how best to support all levels of the sport. I look forward to continuing to work with all stakeholders to ensure ARC is at the heart of the future growth and success of British Racing.”

Chief Executive of ARC, Martin Cruddace, said: “Jon has proved himself an invaluable member of the team and I am really pleased to appoint him as ARC’s Racing Director. He has proved he has the knowledge and skills needed to represent ARC during industry discussions and to make a great success of the role.”