The Breeders' Cup announced today election results for six positions to its Board of Directors. Four seats are for terms of four years and two seats are for terms of one year, filling the seats of Robert Manfuso and Richard Santulli. Barbara Banke and Dan Pride are newly elected Directors to the Board who will serve four-year terms, along with Elliott Walden, who was re-elected. These individuals were elected by the 45 Breeders' Cup Members whose voting concluded on Tuesday, July 15 at the Annual Meeting.
William S. Farish, Jr. and Bobby Flay finished in a tie for the fourth four-year position in the election. A run-off election by the Members will be held from Monday, July 21 at 9:00 a.m. ET through Tuesday, July 22 at 5 p.m. ET to resolve the tie between Mr. Farish and Mr. Flay. The person who receives the most votes in the run-off will receive a four-year term and the other person will receive a one-year term.
Antony Beck and Bruce Lunsford finished in a tie for the second one-year position, and a runoff by the Members will also be held on Monday and Tuesday to resolve that election. The person who receives the most votes in the run-off election between Mr. Beck and Mr. Lunsford will receive a one-year term.
The Annual Meeting will be reconvened at the Breeders' Cup offices on Wednesday morning, July 23 to finalize the results.
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