The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has announced that Vivien Kyles, chief executive of Hamilton Park racecourse, will join its board at the start of 2016, replacing Arena Racing Company chairman David Thorpe as the Racecourse Association’s (RCA) member nominee director.
BHA chairman Steve Harman said: “I am delighted to welcome Vivien to the BHA board. For a long time we have been keen to have Vivien on the board as she brings with her much business, finance and racing experience, as well as a passion and focus which matches well with the current stage of our industry’s journey.”
Vivien Kyles said: “I am very pleased to be asked to join the BHA board having served on the RCA board as vice chairman and been involved in the industry matters which continue to drive our sport forward. The new BHA Board composition is proving very successful and I am looking forward enormously to being part of that.”