Gaylord is president of the Oklahoma Publishing Co. and owner of Lazy E Ranch in Oklahoma; Hubbard, who has numerous Thoroughbred holdings, currently owns Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico; Manfuso owns Chanceland Farm in Maryland; McNair owns the Houston Texans, an NFL franchise, and chairs the National Thoroughbred Racing Association's task force on regulation; Oxley owns Oxley Petroleum Co. in Oklahoma, as well as top Thoroughbreds; and Phillips owns Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.
Breeders' Cup announced on April 2 the addition of six members to its board of directors. They are E.K. Gaylord II, R.D. Hubbard, Robert T. Manfuso, Robert C. McNair, John C. Oxley, and John W. Phillips.