Thoroughbred Daily News, CEO & Publisher
Sue Finley is currently the CEO and publisher of the Thoroughbred Daily News, where she was previously the Vice President, Co-Owner and Co-Publisher since 1993. A native of Weston, Connecticut, she graduated from New York University in 1984, and went to work in the press department of the New York Racing Association, where she remained until 1991, rising to the position of Senior Media Coordinator. From 1991 to 1992, she was a researcher for ABC’s Wide World of Sports, where she worked on horse racing as well as amateur sports such as the 1991 Pan American Games in Cuba and the Little League World Series, as well as college football and the New York City Marathon. In 1992, she took a job at one of ABC’s properties, the American Championship Racing Series, where she served as Director of Administration and Publicity.
For 12 years, she was the First Vice President of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, a national organization dedicated to the humane retirement of former racehorses. She earned a Professional Certificate in fundraising from NYU’s George Heyman Center for Philanthropy. Finley lives in New Jersey with her two children.