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2024 Bloodstock Conference announced

Details for the 2024 Bloodstock Conference have been released with trainer and founder of National Racehorse Week, Richard Phillips, announced as the keynote speaker for this year’s event, hosted by the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association (TBA) at Tattersalls, Newmarket, on Tuesday, 25th June.  

Keynote speaker Richard Phillips, who was the inspiration behind the successful National Racehorse Week, said: “I am delighted to be invited to speak at this year’s Bloodstock Conference. I have a lifelong passion for the bloodstock world and look forward to sharing opinions, ideas and views with those attending.”

Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, June’s one-day conference will once again be hosted by leading racing broadcaster and bloodstock enthusiast, Lydia Hislop, and will feature talks and presentations with leading industry experts on a range of topics including: equine health and welfare, innovation and technology, environmental and business sustainability, and recruiting and nurturing a diverse and fulfilled workforce.

Lydia Hislop added: “This is such an important aspect of the industry and I enjoyed listening to some fascinating opinions and views from leading experts on the current and future health of the bloodstock industry at last year's event. These conferences are designed to encourage people to learn and share ideas to help shape it’s future and I am looking forward to hosting it again, with some big topics on the agenda.”

Tickets for the conference are FREE for TBA members/paying ACCESS subscribers, with a priority booking window now live for members until 8 March. Non-member tickets are available from March 8 for £60, which includes a year’s subscription to ACCESS and free access to content on the TBA's digital learning platform, TB-Ed.

TBA Chief Executive, Claire Sheppard added: “We are really looking forward to delivering this event for a second time. The feedback from last year’s inaugural conference was extremely positive and we have gone away and reviewed all aspects to help shape this year’s programme with some very topical sessions lined up, which we hope will provide a great opportunity for people to get together, hear from leading experts and generate and share ideas on the future of the sector.”

Click HERE to reserve or book your place.