Amerman is a former chairman and CEO of Mattel and owns Peacefield Farm in Temecula, Calif. He is an officer and trustee of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, a trustee of Breeders’ Cup Ltd., and also serves on the boards of the California Horse Racing Board, Winners Foundation and Tranquility Farm.
Highet is a partner at the private equity firm Court Square Capital and has assisted The Jockey Club in several initiatives in recent years. Highet is a Thoroughbred owner who races in partnership under the name Tic Stable.
Amerman and Highet became members of The Jockey Club in 2006.