Breeders' Cup Board: 25 Seek 13 Spots

Breeders' Cup foal and stallion nominators are currently voting to elect 13 individuals to the Breeders' Cup board of members and trustees.

In all, 25 candidates are on the ballot, including 12 up for re-election. Breeders' Cup officials said June 1 the ballots were mailed May 8 and are due no later than June 18.

The election results will be announced at the July 13 meeting of board of members and trustees.

The Breeders' Cup board of members and trustees is made up of 46 individuals who each serve a three-year term. They are elected by Breeders’ Cup foal and stallion nominators through a proportional shareholder voting system. The board meets at least once a year for the election of members to the 13-person Breeders’ Cup board of directors, which oversees the activities of the corporation.

The 25 candidates for election to the board of members and trustees are:

Josephine Abercrombie, Pin Oak Stud
Antony R. Beck, Gainesway Farm
Reynolds Bell Jr., Reynolds Bell Thoroughbred Services
Bill Casner, WinStar Farm
Doug Cauthen, WinStar Farm
Terrence P. Finley, West Point Thoroughbreds
Thomas Gaines, Gaines-Gentry Thoroughbreds
E.K. Gaylord II, Gaillardia
L. William Heiligbrodt, Heiligbrodt Racing Stable
R.D. Hubbard, Crystal Springs Farm/H.J. Farm
G. Watts Humphrey Jr., Shawnee Farm
Jess Jackson, Stonestreet Stable/Farms
Roy Jackson, Lael Stable
John T.L. Jones III, Walmac Farm
Richard Mandella, Richard Mandella Racing
Robert T. Manfuso, Chanceland Farm
Jim McAlpine, McAlpine Thoroughbreds
Robert McNair, Stonerside Stable
J. Michael O’Farrell Jr., Ocala Stud Farm
John W. Phillips, Phillips Racing Partnership/Darby Dan Farm
Richard C. Porter, Fox Hill Farm
Garrett Redmond, Ballycapple
Charlotte C. Weber, Live Oak Stud
Barry Weisbord, Media Vista
Christopher Young, Overbrook Farm

Beck, Casner, Cauthen, Finley, Gaylord, Heiligbrodt, Hubbard, Humphrey, Manfuso,  McNair, O’Farrell, and Phillips are the candidates eligible for re-election.