Terry Finley

Founder and CEO, West Point Thoroughbreds

Terry Finley is the Founder and CEO of West Point Thoroughbreds, the largest Thoroughbred partnership company in the world, providing clients with the chance to participate at an elite level in the Sport of Kings.

Finley has grown the company from one partner and one claiming horse in 1991 to over 500 Partners and more than 100 horses today. The stable celebrated its 1,000th win in 2022.

West Point reached the pinnacle of American racing in 2017 as a part owner of Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming. In partnership, the stable campaigned 2022 Breeders’ Cup Classic champion and undefeated multiple grade one winner Flightline, now a major stallion at Lane’s End Farm.

Finley graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1986, earned a master’s degree in Business Administration from Boston University in 1989, and in 2014 completed the Owner/President Management course within Harvard Business School’s Executive Education program.

Terry is a member of The Jockey Club. He serves on the boards of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders’ Association, and the Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund, which provides scholarships to children of our nation’s fallen military members.

Finley lives in Bowling Green, KY, with his wife of 35 years and business partner, Debbie. Their daughter, Erin, is an accomplished equestrian and the Chief Operating Officer and Racing Manager for West Point Thoroughbreds. The Finley’s son, Ryan, played professional soccer for five years, earned his MBA at Wharton, and works for McKinsey & Company in Dallas, TX.