Breeders’ Cup members and trustees

40 Candidates On Ballot For 20 Breeders’ Cup Member Seats

The Breeders’ Cup has announced today that 40 individuals are on the ballot for the election of 20 Breeders’ Cup Members. On June 6, the Breeders’ Cup Election website will open for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup foal and stallion nominators to begin the voting process. Of the 40 candidates on the ballot, 17 are incumbent […]

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Results of Breeders’ Cup Election Announced: 10 Members Re-Elected

The Breeders’ Cup announced today that 19 individuals have won election to serve as Breeders’ Cup Members.  Voting by Breeders’ Cup foal and stallion nominators was concluded at 5:00 p.m. ET on June 13. The election results are expected to be ratified by the current Breeders’ Cup Members at the annual meeting on July 13. […]

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Where Is Breeders’ Cup Heading?

Future site selections will be discussed at a Breeders’ Cup board of directors meeting on Wednesday that could result in a three-year host site commitment for 2015-17. Santa Anita Park, the Arcadia, Calif., track that will be home of the Breeders’ Cup two-day championship event on Oct. 31-Nov. 1 for the third consecutive year and […]

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Mitchell: Breeders to Blame for Breeders’ Cup Lasix Policy

In a recent post on his blog, Bloodstock in the Bluegrass, Frank Mitchell contends that it isn’t the horsemen’s groups who are to blame for the pressure placed on Breeders’ Cup to allow Lasix in its 2014 juvenile races. The problem, he wrote, comes from the breeders themselves. The farms which pay hefty fees to nominate […]

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Nominators elect 16 individuals to serve as Breeders’ Cup Members

The Breeders’ Cup announced today that 16 individuals have won election to serve as Breeders’ Cup Members.  Election voting by Breeders’ Cup foal and stallion nominators was concluded at 5:00 p.m. ET on June 8. The election results are expected to be ratified by the current Breeders’ Cup Members at the annual meeting on July […]

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Breeders’ Cup Members election has twenty-two candidates on ballot

The Breeders’ Cup has announced that 22 individuals are on the ballot for the election of 16 Breeders’ Cup Members. On June 4, the Breeders’ Cup election web site will open for current Breeders’ Cup foal and stallion nominators to begin the election process. Of the 22 candidates on the ballot, nine are Members standing […]

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CRUNCH TIME FOR CUP PLANNING

By Ray Paulick Nominators to the Breeders’ Cup program and the Members and Trustees they elected in June have spoken loudly and clearly, and the 13-person board of Directors has five new members from the six positions that were voted on last week. Only one of six incumbents up for re-election managed to retain his […]

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BREEDERS’ CUP ELECTION: EVERY VOTE MATTERS

By Ray PaulickThe “polls” open on Monday, June 1, for the election of 13 individuals to the board of members and trustees of the Breeders’ Cup. Eligible to vote are breeders who nominated foals or stallions to the Breeders’ Cup program in 2008. There are 25 individuals seeking the 13 positions. Click here for the list of nominees. […]

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A NEW SUNRISE ON CUP TRANSPARENCY?

By Ray Paulick The Breeders’ Cup has begun to let the sun shine on the annual election process that determines who ultimately sits on the organization’s board of directors. For the first time this year, the Breeders’ Cup has decided to publish a roster of eligible voters and their available number of votes; complete results of its […]

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BREEDERS’ CUP AND THE IMPORTANCE OF PARANOIA

By Ray Paulick “I’m often credited with the motto, ‘Only the paranoid survive.’ I have no idea when I first said this, but the fact remains that, when it comes to business, I believe in the value of paranoia.” – Andrew Groves, founder and former chairman, Intel Corporation. “Just because I’m paranoid doesn’t mean […]

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