Canada's Jockey Club Tabs Executive Director

Stacie Roberts appointed to post after more than 25 years in Ontario racing industry.

Stacie Roberts has been named executive director of the Jockey Club of Canada, chief steward Jim Lawson announced Sept. 1.

The appointment becomes effective Sept. 7, according to a news release.

The former publisher of The Game Thoroughbred Newspaper, Roberts has been involved in the Thoroughbred industry in Ontario with her family for more than 25 years. 

"Stacie's knowledge of the Thoroughbred industry in Canada coupled with her creative and communication skills will help to promote the Canadian Thoroughbred industry both nationally and internationally through The Jockey Club of Canada initiatives," Lawson said.

Along with her responsibilities for The Jockey Club of Canada, Stacie will also handle the administrative duties of the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association under its president, Sue Leslie.