Three Breeders' Cup board of director seats will be filled following two run-off elections being held July 21-22. The elections will fill a pair of four-year seats and a seat with a one-year term.
The Breeders' Cup announced there are six candidates seeking election for three positions to its board of directors: Bret Jones, Robert Manfuso, Garrett O'Rourke, Bill Oppenheim, Richard Santulli, and Barry Weisbord.
The New York Thoroughbred Breeders concluded its annual board of directors election Dec.3 . This year, NYTB members voted to fill five seats on the 11-person board.
Central Kentucky horsemen Antony Beck and Bill Farish were elected to Keeneland's board of directors during the corporation's semi-annual meeting Oct. 13.
The Breeders' Cup board of directors approved core components of the organization's long-term strategic plan Dec. 11 at its December meeting in Lexington, Ky., Breeders' Cup announced.
The Breeders' Cup announced July 1 that 10 individuals are on the ballot for the election of six positions to its board of directors.
Twenty-five individuals are on the ballot for 13 positions on the Breeders' Cup board of members and trustees in an election that will be handled differently this year.
B. Wayne Hughes has resigned from the Breeders' Cup Board of Directors to focus on other business interests, the Breeders' Cup announced Jan. 6. Hughes, a prominent Thoroughbred owner and the founder and chairman of Public Storage, had served on the Breeders' Cup Board since 2006.
Seth W. Hancock has resigned from the Churchill Downs Inc. board of directors, the company announced June 24.
Magna Entertainment Corp. confirmed March 3 the resignation of Joseph De Francis from the company's board of directors.
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.
- By Ray Paulick
By Ray Paulick - The Breeders' Cup is one of the greatest innovations in the history of horse racing in North America--perhaps throughout the world. It also is one of the industry's biggest shared assets, one that has enjoyed sustained growth.
Former Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar has been appointed to the Youbet.com board of directors effective Wednesday.
Jockey Chris McCarron has resigned from the Youbet.com board of directors because of increasing demands from the Jockey's Guild.
Gaming executive and Thoroughbred owner J. Terrence Lanni ais joining the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club's Board of Directors. Lanni, 58, is chairman and chief executive officer of MGM Mirage, an entertainment, hotel and gaming company headquartered in Las Vegas.
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