Barry Ostrager

Barry Ostrager

Courtesy NYTB

Ostrager Again Elected President of NYTB

Election part of New York Thoroughbred Breeders board of directors meeting Jan. 19.

Barry Ostrager, principal owner of Questroyal Stud, has been re-elected president of the New York Thoroughbred Breeders, whose board of directors met Jan. 19.

Vice president Thomas Gallo III and secretary/treasurer Vivien Malloy will serve the second year of their two-year terms.

“I hope to work with the NYTB board and other industry stakeholders in 2012 and beyond to maintain the New York breeding program on its current dramatic upward trajectory,” said Ostrager, also a member of the New York Racing Association board of directors.

NYTB officials reported that five members that served two-year terms in 2010-11 were re-elected directors for 2012-13. They are Dr. Jerry Bilinski, owner of Waldorf Farm and Equine Medical Center; Chester Broman, owner of Chestertown Farm;  Joanne Nielsen, owner of Sunnyfield Farm; Suzie O’Cain, co-manager of Highcliff Farm; and Ostrager.

Michael Lischin, owner of Dutchess View Farm, was elected to a two-year term on the 11-member board.

Five NYTB board members are serving the second year of two-year terms in 2012: Lois Engel, owner of Pucker Ridge Farm; Gallo, founder and managing owner of Parting Glass Racing and Thomas J. Gallo III Sales Agency and owner of Blue Stone Farm; Malloy, who owns Edition Farm; John McMahon, owner and manager of Old Saratoga Thoroughbreds; and Dr. Chris Purdy, owner of Ivy League Farm.