Thursday, June 26, 2014

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 27, 2014) – The Breeders’ Cup announced today that there are eight candidates seeking election for six positions to its Board of Directors.

Those individuals are as follows:

  • Barbara Banke
  • Antony Beck*
  • Bill Casner
  • William S. Farish, Jr.* (Chairman)
  • Bobby Flay
  • W. Bruce Lunsford
  • Dan Pride
  • Elliot Walden*

* Denotes incumbent directors whose terms expire at the July 15 annual meeting of Members.

Breeders’ Cup Members, comprised of 45 individuals, will determine election of the Directors through voting that concludes Tuesday, July 15 at the annual meeting of Members. The election results will be announced following the meeting.

The four persons receiving the most votes will serve four year terms; the two persons receiving the fifth highest and sixth highest placed votes will each serve a one year term.

There are a total of 14 directors on the Breeders’ Cup board, of whom 13 are elected by the Members. The President and CEO, Craig R. Fravel, is an ex officio director with full voting rights.