Thornton Named Kentucky Farm Manager of the Year

The Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers Club Selection Committee has chosen Tim Thornton of Airdrie Stud as 2005 Farm Manager of the Year.

Thornton has served as general manager of Brereton C. Jones' Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky., for 17 years.

KTFMC President Ken Wilkins said of Thornton, "Tim is a great choice because of his down to earth style, his success at Airdrie and his leadership roles through the years in organizations such as KTFMC and the Thoroughbred Club."

Thornton will be honored at the Dec.2nd KTFMC Annual Dinner-Dance.