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ARC SPONSOR THE JUMP JOCKEY ‘SPECIAL RECOGNITION’ AWARD AT THE STOBART LESTERS ON 28TH MARCH

Mar 27 2013

Arena Racing Company (ARC) are proud to sponsor the Jump Jockey ‘Special Recognition’ award for the first time at the ‘The Stobart Lesters’ 2013, celebrating the achievements of Jockeys over the previous calendar year.

This year ‘The Stobart Lesters’ will take place at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham on Thursday 28 March and will be attended by over 420 guests from the racing world.

Nominations for the Jump Jockey ‘Special Recognition’ award have been announced by the Professional Jockeys Association as:

- Mattie Batchelor
- Campbell Gillies
- Rodi Green
- Richard Johnson
- Jimmy Mccarthy
- Dave Roberts
- Matthew Stephens

Kate Hills, Director of Public Relations & Communications at ARC said “We are delighted to sponsor this award and very much look forward to seeing who will be the winner from such an inspiring list. Recognition for what people do and achieve within an industry is so vitally important and we are honoured to be part of this night, which does just that”
ARC is the most commercially focused business in British Racing, and prides itself in supporting and sponsoring many racing events such as the Stobart Lesters. Also to be awarded during the evening will be the ARC sponsored All Weather Champion Jockey; the contest which carries a first prize of £10,000 and £5,000 to the runner-up