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Jockey Club announces new boss

The 2011 Grafton Cup field passes the healthy crowd on the first lap of the 2,350 metre event.
The 2011 Grafton Cup field passes the healthy crowd on the first lap of the 2,350 metre event. Adam Hourigan

MICHAEL Beattie has been appointed as the new executive officer at the Clarence River Jockey Club.

Chairman Graeme Green made the announcement this morning saying Mr Beattie was a very highly qualified, experienced and respected racing administrator who has been involved in many facets of the racing industry.

He has worked as CEO Gosford Race Clubfor seven years, as chief steward at NSW Harness and his most recent position as director of racing and chairman of stewards at Macau Jockey Club.


"As you can see Michael will bring a wealth of knowledge with him and is returning to Grafton where he commenced his racing career of 37 years," Mr Green said.

The Daily Examiner will be trying to interview Mr Beattie today. Read more in tomorrow's print edition.

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