35 Standing for Breeders' Cup Member Election
Date Posted: 5/21/2014 2:07:48 PM
Last Updated: 5/22/2014 8:16:20 AM
The Breeders’ Cup announced May 21 that 35 individuals are on the ballot for the election of 23 Breeders’ Cup Members.
On June 2, the Breeders’ Cup election website will open for the 2013 Breeders' Cup foal and stallion nominators to begin the election process. Of the 35 candidates on the ballot, 17 are incumbent members standing for re-election. The 20 individuals receiving the most votes will have terms of four years and the three persons receiving the next most votes will have terms of two years.
Members are elected every other year by Breeders’ Cup foal and stallion nominators through a proportional voting system based on the level of nominations paid to the organization. There are a total of 39 elected Breeders’ Cup Members. They meet each July for the election of individuals to the Breeders’ Cup Board of Directors, which oversees the activities of the organization.
The 35 candidates for the members election are:
Antony R. Beck*
Hernan Ceriani Cernadas
William S. Farish, Jr.*
H. Greg Goodman
Fred W. Hertrich III
G. Watts Humphrey, Jr.*
Michael T. Levy*
Patrick W. Madden
Robert T. Manfuso*
Kenneth G. McPeek
Ogden M. Phipps*
William J. Shively
D. G. Van Clief
David S. Willmot*
*Denotes member standing for re-election
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