Speaker

Mr. Seiji Yokoe
Japan Racing Association




Seiji Yokoe has been a manager of the JRA Equestrian Affairs Division in the Equine Department since 2017. He graduated from the Department of Biology at SHIZUOKA University. While in the university, he found much of interest in Japanese horse racing, and joined JRA in 1992.

Since 2006 to the present time, he has held managerial positions - Deputy Manager in the General Affairs Section of the General Affairs Department at JRA headquarters (2008), General Manager at JRA New York Rep. Office (2011), Manager in the General Affairs Section at JRA Chukyo Racecourse (2014) and the present post. His current role is to coordinate preparation of the Japanese official committee to address the issues of retired horseraces, and to liaise with other aftercare organizations and international racing jurisdictions.