Our Board

  • John Phillips, President

    Owner, Darby Dan Farm

  • Jack Wolf, Founding President

    Founder, Starlight Racing

  • James “Jimmy” Bell, Immediate Past President

    President, Darley America

  • Mike Meuser, Vice President & Secretary

    Attorney, Miller, Griffin & Marks PSC

  • Madeline Auerbach, Vice President

    Chair, California Retirement Management Account (CARMA)

  • Jen Shah, Treasurer

    Dean Dorton Allen Ford PLLC

  • Jim Gagliano

    President and COO of The Jockey Club

  • David O’Farrell

    Ocala Stud

  • Craig Bernick

    President & Chief Operating Officer, Glen Hill Farm

  •  Dora Delgado

    Senior Vice President of Racing and Nominations at Breeders’ Cup Ltd

  • Georganne Hale

    Director of Racing, Maryland Jockey Club

  • Mike Ernst

    Executive Vice President and CFO of Del Mar Thoroughbred Club

  • Rick Hiles

    President, Kentucky HBPA

  • Martin Panza

    Senior Vice President of New York Racing Association

  • Matt Iuliano

    Executive Vice President & Executive Director, The Jockey Club

  • Bryan Sullivan

    Board Member, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association

  • Bill Thomason

    President & CEO, Keeneland Association, Inc.

  • Rick Violette

    President, New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association

  • Yvonne Schwabe

    Owner of Persley Den Farms

  • Mike Ziegler

    Executive Director of Racing, Churchill Downs Inc.

  • Michael Amo


  • Nikki Walker

    Equestrian and aftercare Ambassador

  • Jill Baffert

    Horse Owner

  • Donna Barton Brothers

    NBC Sports/TVG Commentator

  • Jeff Bloom

    Bloom Racing Stable

  • Boyd Browning


  • Jeff Burch

    National Thoroughbred Racing Association

  • Kevin Cox

    Professional Handicapper/Horseplayer

  • Kelly Danner

    Churchill Downs

  • Bo Derek

    California Horse Racing Board

  • David Foley

    American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)

  • Craig Fravel

    Breeders’ Cup, Ltd.

  • Jim Gagliano

    The Jockey Club

  • Allen Gutterman

    At-Large Member

  • Phil Hanrahan

    At-Large Member

  • Steve Haskin


  • Charlie Hayward

    Thoroughbred Racing Commentary

  • Stacey Krembil

  • Mike Levy

    Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA)

  • Lucinda Mandella

    California Retirement Management Account (CARMA)

  • Dan Metzger

    Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA)

  • Terry Meyocks

    Jockeys’ Guild Inc.

  • Anita Motion

    Herringswell Stables

  • Martha Jane Mulholland

    Mulholland Springs

  • Foster Northrop


  • Scott Palmer


  • Todd Pletcher


  • Mike Repole

    Horse Owner

  • Lansdon Robbins

    Horse Owner

  • Walt Robertson

    Attorney, Stites & Harbison, PLLC.

  • Mike Rogers

    Stronach Group

  • Jen Roytz

    Marketing Consultant

  • Kevin Scatuorchio

    Horse Owner

  • Martha Scott

    LongRunThoroughbred Retirement Society

  • Mark Taylor

    Taylor Made Sales Agency

  • Barbara Vanlangendonck

    Summerfield Sales

  • Tom Ventura

    Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company (OBS)