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Groves, Jackson, Stronach Among Six Elected to Jockey Club

The Jockey Club today announced the election of six new members: Ian G. Banwell, Everett R. Dobson, Helen Groves, Roy Jackson, William Shively, and Frank Stronach. Banwell and his wife, Caroline, own St. George Farm in Lexington and race their horses as St. George Farm Racing. Banwell, the CEO and owner of Round Table Investment […]

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Keeneland: After Day 6, Gross Receipts Near 2012 Revenue for Entire Sale

It was onward and upward again at Sunday’s sixth session of the 12-day Keeneland September Yearling Sale in Lexington, Ky. When the final hammer fell, gross receipts for the first six sessions reached $216,922,000, less than $3 million shy of the $219,723,000 in total revenue for 11 days at the 2012 auction. It seems safe […]

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Lasix Hot-Button Issue in Breeders’ Cup Election

The election process for five seats on the Breeders’ Cup Board of Directors begins Friday, and in the wake of the controversial decision in March to change direction on medication policy it will be a hotly contested vote. The only individuals eligible to run and to vote in the Board of Directors election are the […]

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New York Breeders’ Cup must be earned

When word got out last week that Breeders’ Cup officials were holding a reception in Los Angeles this Wednesday to confirm Santa Anita Park as host of the 2012 Breeders’ Cup, there was predictable disappointment and anger coming from some friends of New York racing, who thought it was about time for the championships to […]

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NINE CANDIDATES SEEK SEVEN BREEDERS’ CUP BOARD POSITIONS

By Ray Paulick Nine individuals including six incumbents are running for seven open positions on the Breeders’ Cup board of directors in voting that begins next Saturday, July 10, and continues until July 15 at 5 p.m. EDT. The six incumbents seeking re-election to two-year terms are Helen Alexander of Middlebrook Farm; Antony Beck, […]

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VOTE BY OFFICERS AN ISSUE IN UPCOMING BREEDERS’ CUP BOARD ELECTION

By Ray Paulick A letter signed by 12 individuals on the Breeders’ Cup board of members and trustees has been sent to Breeders’ Cup chairman Bill Farish asking that the organization’s CEO, Greg Avioli, and two other officers of the company do not exercise their right to vote in the upcoming election to fill seven […]

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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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