Simon Love Fourth VRC Chief Executive in Five Years to Call Time
Being boss of the Victoria Racing Club must not be the sweet gig it appears to be, as Simon Love, apparently due to not feeling any of himself, has resigned after leading the VRC for less than two years.
He took the senior role of chief executive, after holding various senior roles, in 2015, so it would seem as though he would have been well acquainted with the political machinations the top role presented, but it was a short reign for him as he lost favour with the people who really run the show in Victoria, the power brokers of Flemington.
The VRC is now confronted with the task of finding a replacement, something at which they are proficient, as Love was the fourth leader of the club since 2012, but finding a replacement that will hold the job for any sort of tenure is a more difficult challenge.
Love will stay on until the VRC appoints an interim CEO, although it would seem as though he was already an interim himself.
There would seem to be a state of disarray in the ranks of the VRC and the state of racing in general in the state of Victoria.
Sponsors are falling by the wayside, none more glaring than Emirates Airlines, which is expected to decline its naming right to the Melbourne Cup next year.