Jockey Club Welcomes JLT As Race Partner

By Sree Varma | December 20, 2018

JLT Specialty has been named as an Official Partner of The Jockey Club and the Official Insurance Broker of its racecourse arm, Jockey Club Racecourses (JCR).

Under the terms of the three-year agreement, the insurance broker will receive digital, branding and content rights at all 15 of The Jockey Club’s racecourses, as well as access to race tickets and hospitality for key clients and staff across JLT’s UK regional offices.

Jonathan Palmer-Brown, Senior Executive for JLT Group, said: “JLT is delighted to become an Official Partner of The Jockey Club, building on our long association with the sport of horseracing. We understand the specialist insurance needs of the sport better than anyone, and this new partnership allows us to extend our expertise even further.”

Paul Fisher, Chief Executive of Jockey Club Racecourses, said: “I’m very pleased to expand our relationship with JLT by them becoming an Official Partner. They provide us with excellent specialist insurance and risk management support, and are a valued sponsor with us at Aintree and Cheltenham, so this is a great example of a mutually-beneficial relationship going from strength-to-strength.”

JLT joins Bentley, Close Brothers, Diageo, European Breeders Fund, Randox Health and National Express as Official Partners of The Jockey Club.

The company’s racing sponsorship portfolio also includes JCR, Ascot, Newbury and York racecourses.