Twenty-One Candidates Up for Election to Breeders' Cup Board
Updated: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 11:30 AM
Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 11:30 AM
Breeders' Cup Limited has mailed ballots to current Breeders' Cup foal and stallion nominators for the election of 13 individuals to its Board of Trustees and Members.
A total of 21 candidates are on the ballot, including 10 who are up for re-election. The results of the election will be announced at the July Board of Directors meeting.
The 21 candidates for election to the Breeders' Cup Board of Trustees and Members are:
John Amerman, Amerman Racing LLC/Peacefield Farm
Reynolds Bell, Jr., Reynolds Bell Thoroughbred Services LLC
J. William Boniface, Bonita Farm
Boyd Browning, Jr., Fasig-Tipton Company, Inc.
Alex G. Campbell, Jr., Alex G. Campbell, Jr. Racing
Alice H. Chandler, Mill Ridge Farm
David DiPietro, Maryland Stallion Station LLC
Donald R. Dizney, Double Diamond Farm
Thomas Gaines, Gaines/Gentry Thoroughbreds
John J. Greely III, Wintergreen Farm
B. Wayne Hughes, Spendthrift Farm
Tom Ludt, Vinery LLC
Trudy McCaffery, McCaffery/Toffan
Clem Murphy, Coolmore Stud
Ogden Mills Phipps, Phipps Stable
Dan Pride, Darley at Jonabell
Satish K. Sanan, Padua Stables
Richard T. Santulli, Jayeff B Stables
John G. Sikura, Hill 'n' Dale Farms
Frank Stronach, Stronach Stables/Adena Springs
John T. Ward Jr., Sugar Grove Farm/John T. Ward Stables
Boniface, Campbell, Chandler, Greely,. Hughes, McCaffery, Phipps, Sanan, Santulli, and Stronach are current Trustees and Members eligible for re-election.
Each elected Trustee will serve a three-year term beginning Aug.1 of this year.
The Breeders Cup Board of Trustees and Members consists of 46 individuals. In November 2005, the Board approved amendments to the Articles of Incorporation and changes in the Breeders' Cup By-laws that authorized a new Board of Directors and the reconstitution of the 46-member Board as the Board of the Trustees and Members. Under the new structure, Trustees are elected by the current shareholder voting system based on Breeders' Cup foal and stallion nominations.
On Jan. 8, the Trustees elected a new, 13-person Board of Directors, which oversees the activities of the corporation. The Board of Trustees and Members will meet at least annually for the election of members to the Board of Directors.
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