Past Conferences


Racing and Breeding in Some IFHA Members Countries
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Mauritius
Mauritius Video (Windows Media)
Ireland
Racing in Ireland (Powerpoint)
Belgium
Belgium Video (Windows Media)
Marocco
2010 Video (Windows Media)
Austria
Austria Video (Windows Media)
Korea
ICHA 2003 Document (Adobe PDF)
Panama
Panama Video (Windows Media)
South Africa
South Africa 2009 Video (Windows Media)
Racing in South Africa (Powerpoint)
Hong Kong
2005 Video (Windows Media)
South America
Quintana/OSAF 2007 (Windows Media)
India
2010 Video (Windows Media)
United Arab Emirates
ICHA 2007 Presentation (Powerpoint webpage)
ICHA 2005 Video (Windows Media)

45th IFHA Conference, Paris, 3 October 2011, Open Forum Presentations
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01. MAURITIUS and BELGIUM
on racing in Racing and Breeding in Some IFHA Members Countries
02. Aki Akitani, Deputy Secretary General, IFHA
Analysis of racing statistics 2010 and future turnover indicators
03. H.H. the Aga Khan, Guest of Honour
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04. Charles Hayward, President & CEO, NYRA
Racing Executive Perspective on the future role of the Racing Authorities
05. Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice-President of LONGINES
International Sponsor Perspective on the future role of the Racing Authorities
06. Jim Gagliano, President & COO, the US Jockey Club
The current state and prospective future of Thoroughbred breeding and racing in North America
07.

Howard Wright for Europe,
Steve Crist for North America,
Steven Moran for Asia :
Leading racing journalists' perspective on future challenges for racing

08.

Louis Romanet, Chairman
Closing Remarks



44th IFHA Conference, Paris, 4 October 2010, Main Presentations
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01. Tim Morris, Chairman of Horse Welfare Committee
Presentation of New Horse Welfare Committee
02. see AUSTRIAN, MOROCCAN and INDIAN
on racing in Racing and Breeding in Some IFHA Members Countries
03. Aki Akitani, IFHA Deputy Secretary General Review of current economic trends in breeding and racing
04. Alex Waldrop, President & CEO, NTRA
Impacts of Internet Gaming - USA
05. Andrew Harding, Secretary General, ARF
Impacts of Internet Gaming - Australia
06. Philippe Germond, Chairman of PMU
Opening of the Internet Wagering market in France
07. Jim Gagliano, President & COO, US Jockey Club TV, how to recruit non-core customers
08. Greg Avioli, President & CEO, Breeders' Cup Ltd. New International Nominations program for Breeders' Cup
09. Murray Bell, Racing Management Asia
Leading Journalist perspective on our future challenges
10. Ruper Trevelyan, Managing Director of Epsom Partnership Investec-Epsom


43rd IFHA Conference, Paris, 5 October 2009, Main Presentations
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01. Maurits Bruggink, Executive Director, IFHA- The current economic trends in racing and wagering for 2008-2009 .
02. Harald Dorum, CEO Norwegian Tote- Effect of simulcasting on betting turnover .
03. Pablo Kavulakian, Special Advisor to OSAF- Production and distribution of pictures and data from South America for simulcasting
04. Jack Lisowski, Director of Mutuels, Arlington Park, USA- Role of hubs in modern commingling
05. Nic Coward, Chief Executive, The British Horseracing- Authority Promotion and rebranding of racing
06. John Della Volpe, SocialSphere Strategies, CEO & Harvard University: Institute of Politics, Director of Polling- How to target the new customer on Internet


42nd IFHA Conference, Paris, 6 October 2008, Main Presentations
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01. Guy Sargent - New Zealand – Development of Racing and Breeding.
02. Bjorn Eklund - What Small Countries Expect from IFHA?
03. James Singer - Importance of Race Data for International Operator
04. Maurits Bruggink - Annual Address on the State of Racing and Wagering
05. Jamie Martin - Experiences of North America
06. Ian Renton - Experiences of Great Britain
07. Alan Marzelli - Progress Report from The Jockey Club (USA) Thoroughbred Safety Committee
08. William Nader - Safety and Racing in Asia
09. Jean-Pierre Kratzer - Marketing Racing in Small Racing Countries
10. Jonathan Heilbron - Sponsoring – Value of Racing for Sponsors
11. Alex Waldrop - Sponsoring Opportunities Through Group Purchasing Programs


41th IFHA Conference, Paris, 8 October 2007, Main Presentations
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01. Bertrand Belinguier - Worldwide betting commingle pools
02. Bruno Quintana - Global Vision on South American Racing and Breeding Activity
03. Frank Gabriel - Future of Meydan Racecourse in Dubai
04. Maurits Bruggink - IFHA's First Annual Report (2006)
05. Bobby Chang - Impact of Takeout Rate on Revenue
06. Koh Yong Guan - Study on Account Betting Patterns
07. Nic Coward - Comparing Racing and Football
08. Derek McGrath - IFHA Conference 2007
09. David Nathanson - How To Attract The Next Generation to Horseracing
10. Alan Switzer - Racing's alternative income streams Lessons from other sports
11. Claire Golding - Tourism and The Racing Industry
12. Michael O'Rourke - Horse Racing Ireland


40th IFHA Conference, Paris, 2 October 2006, Main Presentations
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01. Dr. Martin Canepa - Commercial approach from South-American racetracks
02. Carl Hamilton - Harmonization of data for simulcast of races
03. Maurits Bruggink - Update on Action Plan on wagering
04.a Nick Eaves - Development of legal online betting offer
04.b Isamu Takizawa - Development of legal online betting offer
04.c Sunny Lee - Development of legal online betting offer
05. Bertrand Belinguier & Alan Marzelli - Development of worldwide betting commingle pools
06.a Maurits Bruggink - World Statistical Survey & Economic Reports of Horseracing Industry in Major Countries
06.b Brian Kavanagh - World Statistical Survey & Economic Reports of Horseracing Industry in Major Countries
06.c Carl Hamilton - World Statistical Survey & Economic Reports of Horseracing Industry in Major Countries
06.d Andrew Harding - World Statistical Survey & Economic Reports of Horseracing Industry in Major Countries
07.a P J Sweeney - Promotion of racing through production of racing pictures for TV
07.b Len Deluca - Promotion of racing through production of racing pictures for TV
07.c Jean Louis Burgat - Promotion of racing through production of racing pictures for TV


39th IFHA Conference, Paris, 3 October 2005, Main Presentations
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01. Louis Romanet - Implementation of Quality Control on Racing
02. Fin Powrie - Emirates Racing Association
03. Björn Eklund - The European Racing Development Conference
04. Maurits Bruggink - Action Programme on Wagering
05. Ken Kirchner – International Simulcasting
06. Greg Nichols - Intellectual Property of Racing Data: Update on the UK Situation
07. Alan Marzelli – WTO gaming dispute
08. Koh Yong Guan - Successful Measures Against Illegal Betting in Singapore