5 Kentucky Racing Commissioners Reappointed

Chairman Bob Beck and vice chairman Tracy Farmer reappointed.

Five members of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission have been reappointed by Gov. Steve Beshear to terms ending July 1, 2014.

The reappointments were reported by the Louisville Courier-Journal.

The five include Bob Beck, a Lexington attorney who chairs the commission, and Tracy Farmer, who owns automobile dealerships and is the commission vice chairman.

There was no announcement of the reappointments at the governor’s website, but the newspaper reported both Beck and Farmer will continue in their current positions.

The other three reappointed are Edward S. “Ned” Bonnie, Thomas Conway, and John Ward. Bonnie and Conway are both attorneys and Ward is a Thoroughbred trainer