from the National Thoroughbred Racing Association
William Fasy, president and chief executive officer of Delaware Park, has replaced Robert Green on the National Thoroughbred Racing Association board of directors.
Fasy will fill the Eastern Region Independent seat previously occupied by Green, whose term has expired. Green heads Greenwood Racing, which operates Philadelphia Park Casino & Racetrack and Atlantic City Race Course.
During its June 5 meeting in New York, the NTRA board also received updates on equine health and safety initiatives, legislative affairs, NTRA Advantage programs, television, and marketing00including preparations and planning surrounding Big Brown's bid to become Thoroughbred racing's 12th Triple Crown winner in the June 7 Belmont Stakes (gr. I)
Following is the NTRA board of directors after the latest election:
Robert Elliston, Turfway Park (executive chairman of the NTRA)
Robert Evans, Churchill Downs Inc.
William Fasy, Delaware Park
Charles Hayward, New York Racing Association
F. Jack Liebau Sr., Bay Meadows/Hollywood Park
Jim McAlpine, Magna Entertainment Corp.
Nick Nicholson, Keeneland Association
Robert Clay, Breeders' Cup
Alan Foreman, Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association
G. Watts Humphrey, Breeders' Cup
L. William Heiligbrodt, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
Alan Marzelli, The Jockey Club
Marsha Naify, Thoroughbred Owners of California
Joe Santanna, National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association
Alexander Waldrop, NTRA president and chief executive officer