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Newbury Racecourse - Non-Executive Director Appointment

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Newbury Racecourse plc · NYR

10/05/2023 07:05

Newbury Racecourse - Non-Executive Director Appointment
RNS Number : 8637Y
Newbury Racecourse PLC
10 May 2023



10 May 2023



(the "Company")


Non-Executive Director Appointment



The Board of Newbury Racecourse PLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Sofia Watson as a non-executive director with immediate effect.


Sofia is the daughter of the Erik Penser who, through his holdings in Compton Beauchamp Estates Ltd, is the Company's largest shareholder. Since 1999 Sofia has worked for Christies, the auction house, and has a keen interest in racing and regularly attends the racecourse. Sofia studied at University of Lund, Sweden where she read History of Art. Sofia will assist Erik and his family in representing their interests in the Company.




For further information please contact:


Newbury Racecourse plc                                                                              Tel: 01635 40015

Julian Thick, Chief Executive


Allenby Capital Limited (AQSE Corporate adviser)                           Tel: 0203 328 5656

Nick Naylor / George Payne (Corporate Finance)                             


Hudson Sandler                                                                                               Tel: 0207 796 4133

Charlie Jack


Sofia Astrid Kristina Watson (Formerly Penser), aged 49, holds no ordinary shares in the Company and has during the last five years, held no directorships or partnerships of any company or partnership.


There is no further information regarding Sofia Watson that is required to be disclosed pursuant to Rule 4.9 of the AQSE Growth Market Apex Rulebook.

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