Bret Jones

Stallion farms say stud fees leveling off

Recent declines in stud fees aren’t likely to continue in 2012, according to several prominent stallion farms.  An informal Blood-Horse survey suggests farms believe they’ve given breeders a good chance to make money and will keep fees level: “As far as stud fees for 2012, my prediction would lean toward everything being a bit status […]

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Jones, Manfuso, Santulli elected to BC board

Press Release At the annual meeting of the Breeders’ Cup Members, Bret Jones was newly elected to the Breeders’ Cup Board of Directors. Robert Manfuso and Richard Santulli were re-elected to the Board. Each Director will serve a four-year term. There was 100% participation in the election by the 48 Members. In addition to the […]

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UPDATED: Breeders’ Cup board candidates discuss organization’s role, challenges

Six candidates are running for three positions with newly configured four-year terms on the Breeders’ Cup Board of Directors, which consists of 13 individuals elected by 48 members (themselves elected by Breeders’ Cup stallion and foal nominators), past presidents, and founding members. All six candidates have been elected as members by stallion and foal nominators.Terms […]

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Trio of Breeders’ Cup board seats up for grabs

Six individuals are running for three open positions on the Breeders’ Cup board of directors in voting that begins today on-line and continues until next Wednesday, when the organization holds its annual members meeting in Lexington.  The Paulick Report has learned the candidates are incumbent board members Robert Manfuso and Richard Santulli, along with Bret […]

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BREEDERS’ CUP EXPANDS GLOBAL NOMINATIONS PROGRAM

The Breeders’ Cup on Monday unveiled sweeping changes to its nominations and Challenge Series in an effort to broaden international participation in the year-end championships. Following is the press release from the Breeders’ Cup, followed by “frequently asked questions of the new program,” and comments on the new program from some Breeders’ Cup trustees. Breeders’ […]

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WILLMOT TOP DOG IN BREEDERS’ CUP TRUSTEES ELECTION

By Ray Paulick David Willmot, the former CEO and current chairman of Canada’s Woodbine Entertainment Group, received the most votes from stallion and foal nominators of  28 candidates running for the Breeders’ Cup board of members and trustees, it was announced by the Breeders’ Cup on Wednesday. Willmot is one of 13 individuals–four of them […]

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BC BOARD: FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION…

(CLARIFICATION: Thoroughbred Daily News Publisher Barry Weisbord called to ask for a clarification in two areas of the following article on the Breeders’ Cup election. First, while Weisbord acknowledged that Richard Santulli has not personally attended any meetings of the Breeders’ Cup board of directors since being elected, he said Santulli has called in by […]

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28 SEEK ELECTION TO BREEDERS’ CUP BOARD

It’s that time of year again. Time for the Breeders’ Cup board of members and trustees elections to take shape. This year’s group includes 28 candidates including 10 who are seeking reelection. The candidates are: Antony Beck Reynolds Bell Jr. Niall Brennan Case Clay Jerry Crawford Edward P. Evans Bobby Flay Thomas Gaines Greg Goodman […]

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