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Saturday , July , 21 2018

2017 Grand Women’s Summit – celebrating women in horseracing, sport and business.

Friday 7 April – Ladies Day at the Randox Health Grand National Festival

Aintree Racecourse and Women in Racing (WiR), are delighted that the Grand Women's Summit returns to Ladies Day of the Randox Health Grand National Festival for a third year, with Rio Olympic Gold Medalist, Sam Quek named as the first panellist.

Sam, from the Wirral in Merseyside was part of the successful Great Britain Hockey Team who won Gold at the Rio Olympics and also has a passion for promoting women in sport and encouraging young girls into playing hockey and sport in general.

Sam will join a panel of leading figures from horseracing, sport and business (pictured right), focussing on gender balance and diversity in sport from participation to corporate and board level.

Following the panel discussion delegates will also be treated to an exclusive course walk around the iconic Grand National course with Irish Grand National winning jockey (and WiR Ambassador) Katie Walsh and further figures renowned for their success in the world's most famous steeplechase – the Randox Health Grand National.


Tickets to the Grand Women’s cost £89 non-members and £75 for Women in Racing Members and include:

  • Ticket to Ladies Day – the Randox Health Grand National Festival Friday 7 April
  • Grand Women's Summit panel discussion
  • Grand National course walk
  • Networking and champagne buffet lunch
  • Enjoying afternoon racing in a private facility

Women in Racing members book tickets via Eventbrite >>

Non Women in Racing members book tickets via Randox Health Grand National >>

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2017 Panelists

Sam Quek

2017 Olympic Gold Medallist

Dame Sarah Storey

14-time Paralympic Gold Medalist

Alice Plunkett

Former eventer and National Hunt jockey and current presenter on ITV Racing.

Ellie Mickleburgh

Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) UK Marketing Director