Breeders’ Cup board of directors

Hertrich Re-Elected Breeders’ Cup Chairman; Bret Jones New Vice Chairman

At its meeting on Thursday, the Breeders’ Cup board of directors unanimously re-elected Fred W. Hertrich III as board chairman. Hertrich, owner of Watercress Farm in Paris, Ky., was elected as chairman in 2017. He will serve a two-year term. Bret Jones of Airdrie Stud, a Breeders’ Cup Director since 2011, was elected vice chairman. […]

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Beck, Jones, Cooper Elected To Breeders’ Cup Board Of Directors

The Breeders’ Cup today announced the election results to its Board of Directors by the 44 Breeders’ Cup Members.  Antony Beck, Gainesway Farm; Alan Cooper, Niarchos Family/Flaxman Holdings Ltd., and Bret Jones, Airdrie Stud were each elected to serve a four-year term. Mr. Beck and Mr. Jones were re-elected as Directors. Following the election, the […]

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View From The Eighth Pole: Breeders’ Cup Can Run But Not Hide From Safety Concerns

The Breeders’ Cup board of directors meets on Thursday, June 27, and a key topic for discussion almost certainly will be whether or not to maintain the organization’s commitment to hold this year’s two-day championships at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., on Nov. 1-2. The easy decision would be to say that things are […]

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Breeders’ Cup Will ‘Not Proceed’ With Idea To Change Event Schedule

It appears no changes will be made to the schedule of the Breeders’ Cup, according to a statement released by the group’s Board of Directors on Thursday afternoon. A report by the Daily Racing Form earlier this week indicated the group was considering breaking the Classic and two juvenile races away from the main Breeders’ Cup […]

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Report: Talks Over Potential Breeders’ Cup Changes To Resume This Week

The Breeders’ Cup board of directors is set to meet Thursday in Lexington, Ky., to talk about a proposal to change the event’s schedule, the Daily Racing Form reports. DRF says the plan being supported by several board members “would move four races, including the Classic and the two dirt races for juveniles, to a […]

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View From The Eighth Pole: A Breeders’ Cup Derby?

Should the Breeders’ Cup expand again? That’s a question the organization’s board of directors is expected to ponder at an upcoming meeting, when a proposal to add a “Breeders’ Cup Derby” for 3-year-olds and push the Breeders’ Cup Classic to a separate date in December will be discussed. Craig Fravel, Breeders’ Cup president and CEO, […]

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Hertrich Elected Breeders’ Cup Chairman, Pride Vice Chairman

At its meeting today, the Breeders’ Cup Board of Directors unanimously elected Fred W. Hertrich III as Board Chairman. Hertrich, owner of Watercress Farm in Paris, Ky., succeeds William S. (Bill) Farish, Jr., who served as Chairman from 2006 to 2011, and again from 2013 until today. Mr. Farish will continue as a Director. Hertrich […]

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Bernick, Manganaro New Breeders’ Cup Board Members

The Breeders’ Cup today announced the election results to its Board of Directors by the 44 Breeders’ Cup Members. Craig Bernick of Glen Hill Farm, Anthony Manganaro of Siena Farm and Roy Jackson of Lael Stables were elected as Directors. Mr. Jackson won re-election to his position. Each will serve a four-year term. Following the […]

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Mike Rogers Elected To Breeders’ Cup Board Of Directors

The Breeders’ Cup today announced the election results to its Board of Directors by the 44 Breeders’ Cup Members. Mike Rogers was elected to the Board and will serve a four-year term. Fred W. Hertrich III and Clem Murphy were re-elected and will each serve a four-year term. Following the election, the Board of 14 […]

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Owner-Breeder Hertrich Elected To Breeders’ Cup Board

The Breeders’ Cup announced the election results to its Board of Directors by the 45 Breeders’ Cup Members. Antony Beck, Bobby Flay, and Bret Jones were re-elected and will each serve a four-year term. Fred Hertrich was elected to the Board and will serve a one-year term. Following the election, the Board of 14 Directors […]

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