Rebecca (Becky) Maker has accepted a position with Eaton Sales in client services, the Lexington, Ky., company announced June 1. Additionally, she will oversee yearling preparation at Eaton Farms.
Maker has been involved in Thoroughbred racing since 1993 and has worked for some of the world’s top trainers, including D. Wayne Lukas, Dallas Stewart, and Todd Pletcher. In 2002 she obtained her trainer’s license and over the course of a nine-year training career, conditioned multiple graded stakes winner It's No Joke and Unbridled Danz, also a graded stakes winner.
“It is simply a stroke of luck and our good fortune that Becky has chosen to make a career change within the horse business at Eaton Sales,” said Reiley McDonald, Eaton Sales’ managing partner. “Anyone who knows Becky or has worked with her will tell you that she is a totally committed horsewoman and consummate professional. Becky is a tireless worker and she will prove to be of great value to Eaton Sales and our clients”.