New Faces on BC Board; Farish Still Chair

There are some new faces on the Breeders’ Cup board of directors.

There are some new faces on the Breeders’ Cup board of directors after an election held July 9, but Bill Farish will remain chairman of the organization.

Meanwhile, Breeders’ Cup has scheduled a media teleconference for July 10 at 2 p.m. EDT to discuss recommendations for a long-term strategic plan. The organization, planning for a reduction in foal and stallion nomination fees, is drawing from reserve funds to maintain programs.

During the annual meeting of the Breeders’ Cup board of  members and trustees, Tom Ludt of Vinery, Clem Murphy of Coolmore, Richard Santulli of Jayeff B Stable, Oliver Tait of Darley, and Duncan Taylor of Taylor Made Sales Agency were newly elected to the Breeders’ Cup board of directors. Robert Manfuso of Chanceland Farm was re-elected to the board.

Each director will serve a two-year term. Reynolds Bell Jr., G. Watts Humphrey Jr., and Don Robinson were not re-elected. John Sikura ran for the board but wasn’t elected.

The board of directors as of July 9 is as follows: Helen Alexander, Antony Beck, Farish, Terry Finley, R.D. Hubbard, Roy Jackson, Ludt, Manfuso, Murphy, Satish Sanan, Santulli, Tait and Taylor.