Asian Racing Conference

About the Asian Racing Conference

The Asian Racing Conference (ARC) is a major event on the international racing calendar. Attracting and engaging the foremost leaders and greatest minds in racing and sports, along with other influential stakeholders, the ARC shapes global and regional agendas to continuously advance the racing industry.

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38

ARC

Cape Town

2020

South Africa

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The

37

ARC

Seoul

2018

Korea

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The

36

ARC

Mumbai

2016

India

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The

35

ARC

Hong Kong

2014

Hong Kong

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The

34

ARC

Turkey

2012

Turkey

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The

33

ARC

Australia

2010

Australia

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The

32

ARC

Japan

2008

Japan

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The

31

ARC

UAE

2007

United Arab Emirates

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The

30

ARC

Korea

2005

Korea

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The

29

ARC

New Zealand

2003

New Zealand

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The

28

ARC

Thailand

2001

Thailand

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The

27

ARC

Malaysia/Singapore

2000

Malaysia/Singapore

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The

26

ARC

Macau

1999

Macau

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The

25

ARC

South Africa

1997

South Africa

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The

24

ARC

India

1995

India

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The

23

ARC

Philippines

1993

Philippines PRA

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The

22

ARC

Hong Kong

1991

Hong Kong

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The

21

ARC

Turkey

1990

Turkey

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The

20

ARC

Australia

1988

Australia

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The

19

ARC

Malaysia/Singapore

1987

Malaysia/Singapore

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The

18

ARC

Japan

1985

Japan

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The

17

ARC

New Zealand

1984

New Zealand

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The

16

ARC

Thailand

1982

Thailand

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The

15

ARC

Korea

1980

Korea

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The

14

ARC

Hong Kong

1978

Hong Kong

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The

13

ARC

India

1976

India

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The

12

ARC

Philippines

1974

Philippines PRA

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The

11

ARC

Turkey

1973

Turkey

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The

10

ARC

Australia

1972

Australia

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The

9

ARC

Malaysia/Singapore

1970

Malaysia/Singapore

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The

8

ARC

Japan

1969

Japan

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The

7

ARC

New Zealand

1968

New Zealand

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The

6

ARC

Thailand

1967

Thailand

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5

ARC

India

1966

India

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4

ARC

Philippines

1964

Philippines PRA

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3

ARC

Australia

1963

Australia

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The

2

ARC

Singapore

1961

Singapore

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The

1

ARC

Japan

1960

Japan

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Month
Year
Host Country
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Conference
February
2020
South Africa
37
Conference
May
2018
Korea
36
Conference
January
2016
India
35
Conference
May
2014
Hong Kong
34
Conference
July
2012
Turkey
33
Conference
April
2010
Australia
32
Conference
November
2008
Japan
31
Conference
January
2007
United Arab Emirates
30
Conference
May
2005
Korea
29
Conference
March
2003
New Zealand
28
Conference
November
2001
Thailand
27
Conference
March
2000
Malaysia/Singapore
26
Conference
January
1999
Macau
25
Conference
January
1997
South Africa
24
Conference
January
1995
India
23
Conference
February
1993
Philippines PRA
22
Conference
December
1991
Hong Kong
21
Conference
July
1990
Turkey
20
Conference
September
1988
Australia
19
Conference
March
1987
Malaysia/Singapore
18
Conference
October
1985
Japan
17
Conference
January
1984
New Zealand
16
Conference
January
1982
Thailand
15
Conference
September
1980
Korea
14
Conference
December
1978
Hong Kong
13
Conference
December
1976
India
12
Conference
November
1974
Philippines PRA
11
Conference
May
1973
Turkey
10
Conference
March
1972
Australia
9
Conference
September
1970
Malaysia/Singapore
8
Conference
March
1969
Japan
7
Conference
January
1968
New Zealand
6
Conference
January
1967
Thailand
5
Conference
January
1966
India
4
Conference
November
1964
Philippines PRA
3
Conference
April
1963
Australia
2
Conference
September
1961
Singapore
1
Conference
May
1960
Japan

ARC Updates

22
February
2020

Closing Ceremony of the 38th Asian Racing Conference and 2022 venue announced

After an engaging and informative week, the 38th Asian Racing Conference (ARC) closed on Friday evening, 21 February with Mr. Andrew Harding, Secretary-General of the Asian Racing Federation (ARF) and Executive Director, Racing, of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, thanking the forum’s South African hosts and announcing the venue for the 2022 ARC at a gala closing ceremony in Cape Town’s International Convention Centre.
21
February
2020

Equine Welfare

Mr. Louis Romanet, Chairman of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA), led the eighth Plenary Session, entitled ‘Equine Welfare’, on Friday morning, the final day of the 38th Asian Racing Conference (ARC) in Cape Town, South Africa.
21
February
2020

Engaging with the Government as a stakeholder

Throughout the Asian Racing Federation (ARF), there are different approaches being implemented across jurisdictions, regions and projects. This was the focus of the penultimate 10th Plenary Session of the 38th Asian Racing Conference (ARC) in Cape Town, South Africa, titled 'Major developments and current strategies in the Asian Region'. The session featured presentations and case studies about China, Japan, New Zealand and Korea.
21
February
2020

Major developments and current strategies in the Asian Region

Throughout the Asian Racing Federation (ARF), there are different approaches being implemented across jurisdictions, regions and projects. This was the focus of the penultimate 10th Plenary Session of the 38th Asian Racing Conference (ARC) in Cape Town, South Africa, titled 'Major developments and current strategies in the Asian Region'. The session featured presentations and case studies about China, Japan, New Zealand and Korea.
21
February
2020

Promoting the international movement of horses

Host Mr. David Eades introduced the 11th and final Plenary Session of the 38th Asian Racing Conference (ARC) on Friday afternoon in Cape Town, South Africa, entitled Promoting the international movement of horses. Pointing out that South Africa racing and breeding has been held back by African Horse Sickness (AHS), Mr. Eades explained that the session would explore where South Africa was, where it is right now and where it plans to be in the future.
20
February
2020

Introduction to the business sessions of the 38th Asian Racing Conference

Mr. Andrew Harding, Asian Racing Federation (ARF) Secretary General, and Executive Director, Racing, the Hong Kong Jockey Club, on behalf of Mr.Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, ARF Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, the Hong Kong Jockey Club, delivered the opening address of the business sessions of the 38th Asian Racing Conference (ARC) on Wednesday morning.