The interview… Mark Allcorn

His first act as Royal Worlington & Newmarket Secretary was to close the club because of the Covid pandemic. He tells Steve Carroll about his first 18 months in charge of the historic venue

How were you appointed to Royal Worlington & Newmarket? 

I moved to Newmarket in 2019 after relocating from West London. My partner is originally from this area, we have 2 small children and so wanted to be closer to family.  When we moved, I took a temporary job at The Jockey Club as Senior Event Manager at the Racecourse. Just as my year’s contract was coming to an end, I saw this job advertised and knew immediately I wanted to go for it....
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