The all female panel for the 24 September, Women in Racing Raceday has been confirmed with the likes of Debbie Kepitis and Lizzie Jelfs who are among the biggest names in the racing industry. Just check out the lineup below.The panel discussion is a ticketed only event on Women in Racing Raceday and includes all entry ticketing, reserved seating, lunch and more.Visit our Women in Racing event page for full details.
Sky Racing’s LIZZIE JELFS will interview guests throughout the afternoon and co-host the event. English born Racing expert Lizzie Jelfs is well known for her very popular WOMEN IN RACING television series on Sky and she has a wonderful eye for horses with her best from the parade ring selections on Saturday’s tipping the punters into lots of winners.
As one of the part owners of world champion race mare Winx DEBBIE KEPITIS has been on an amazing ride over the last few years. Her love for racing, her enthusiasm and her great passion for our industry has made Debbie a household name here. Debbie and her owners endeared themselves to all of Australia by sharing their Winx experiences with us all.
Channel Seven Sports and Racing reporter MICHELLE BISHOP is a long time Central Coast resident who travels throughout Australia in her frontline job for the Channel 7 network. As well as her State of Origin reporting duties and regular slot on the Sunrise breakfast show, Michelle has also documented the Winx story and covered the major Sydney racing carnivals. From time to time she also pops down to watch track work here at Wyong as well.
Racing NSW’s Media and Communications Executive JULIANNE HORSMAN wear many hats. Julianne has thousands of social media followers attending most Saturday race meetings as well as travelling to a lot of the major country and provincial racing carnivals. Julianne also helped establish Racing NSW’s very successful YPR (Young Professionals in Racing) providing unique and vibrant raceday events and new opportunities for young Sydney people to become more engaged with our industry.
Wyong is fortunate to have two of the more successful women trainers in Australia based right here with both KIM WAUGH and KRISTEN BUCHANAN featuring among the leading trainers in NSW. Kim Waugh’s growing stable and regular success in Sydney has seen her runners earn almost $2 million prizemoney this year. Kristen Buchanan is only a couple of wins behind Kim on the Wyong Trainer’s premiership and the pair are well clear of the boys. Kristen’s hands on approach and astute placement of her horses.
Wyong style ambassadors SAM and JORDI will delight you with their quirky, modern thinking and unique styling experience. They will have thousands of dollars in prizes to give away and will be share with you the latest tips with an onstage style makeover session.