36th Asian Racing Conference, Mumbai

The 36th Asian Racing Conference (ARC) is being held in Mumbai, India, from January 24th to 29th, 2016 with Early Bird Registration closing on September 30th.

“On behalf of the Executive Council of the Asian Racing Federation it is with great pleasure that I invite you to attend the 36th Asian Racing Conference to be held in Mumbai, India in January, 2016,” said Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, Chairman, Asian Racing Conference.

The 36th ARC commences on Sunday, January 24th, with a race day at Mahalakshmi Race course of the Royal Western India Turf Club. Ltd, featuring the Grade 1 Villloo Poonawalla Indian Oaks, an Indian Classic for four-year-olds.

On Monday, January 25th, Bureau Meetings are scheduled including the Asian Racing Committee Meeting, International Stewards Conference, Asian-African Tote Association Meeting and ARF Management Committee meetings.

The Opening Ceremony follows at the National Sports Club of India with Princess Zahra Aga Khan delivering the key-note address.

The Business Sessions are held from Tuesday, January 26th to Thursday, January 28th. Topics including The Wagering Landscape; Breeding with topics including Japan, The Asian Juggernaut, South Africa – at the crossroads; Racing Media and the 21st Century; How We Market Racing including How the IPL revolutionized the marketing of cricket; Drug Free Racing – Are We Succeeding and The Rising Tide of Illegal Gambling.

There is a post-conference Stud Farm Tour at the Poonawalla Stud Farm in Pune, a short twenty minutes by air, on Friday January 29th.

Sightseeing for accompanying persons within the city of Mumbai, will be arranged on January 26th, 27th and 28th, 2016.

Early Bird Registration closes on 30th September with the link - arcindia2016.com/registration/

“The conference promises an insight for racing administrators and others allied with the industry to share experience and exchange ideas. It presents an opportunity to observe and be part of the presentations made by experts in the field of racing from across the world,” said Dr. Cyrus S. Poonawalla, Chairman, 36th ARC Organising Committee.

The 36th Asian Racing Conference official site is arcindia2016.com