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TCA Board of Directors

Published: Wednesday, August 12, 2009
McMahon, a Saratoga Springs native, now resides in Versailles, Kentucky. A graduate of Cornell University and the Irish National Stud, he co-owns McMahon and Hill Bloodstock LLC with partner, Jamie Hill.
Published: Saturday, August 8, 2009
Nathan, a native of Lexington, Kentucky, resides in Nashville, Tennessee where he co-owns and manages the Providence Auto Group, a socially-minded car dealership in the Nashville area.
Published: Saturday, August 8, 2009
Braxton has been involved in the Racing Game her whole life. Her grandparents, Harry and Jane Lunger, owned the successful Christiana Stables, which she and her mother continue to operate today.
Published: Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Bluegrass native Lesley Howard has 17 years of experience in the Thoroughbred industry. With a degree in Accounting from the University of Kentucky, Lesley practiced as a Certified Public Accountant with Dean Dorton & Ford for six years before venturing into the private sector in 2005.
Published: Sunday, August 2, 2009
Erin is a graduate of St. Lawrence University in New York and holds a Master of Arts in Media Communications. Erin joined the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association in 2006 as Director of Marketing and Communications, a position she still holds. In October 2009, Erin also took the reins as Executive Director at TCA.
Published: Friday, July 31, 2009
Shannon Arvin is an attorney at the firm of Stoll Keenon Ogden in Lexington. Her practice is focused on business services, particularly in the equine industry, and trusts and estates. Shannon was the author of, "And They're Off: The Legality of Interstate Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Its Impact on the Thoroughbred Horse Industry".
Published: Friday, July 31, 2009
Bob Beck is an attorney in the Lexington office of Stites & Harbison, PLLC. Bob is a transactional lawyer and practices in the areas of corporate law and mergers and acquisitions with particular emphasis on equine transactions.
Published: Thursday, July 30, 2009
Bing is an attorney at Law Offices of Bing I. Bush, Jr., APC based in Del Mar, California with a satellite office in Lexington, Kentucky. He represents clients in various equine related transactional and litigation matters nationally and internationally.
Published: Thursday, July 30, 2009
Bob is co-owner of Curragh Stables based in New York. He began his interest in racing while a student at Tulane University where he worked at the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans. Bob was able to dedicate himself to his passion of horses after retiring as CEO and Chairman from American General Financial Group in 2001. Since then he has enjoyed many more days at the track, primarily Belmont, Aqueduct, and Saratoga, where he is also a member of the Saratoga Reading Room.
Published: Thursday, July 30, 2009
Terry Finley is the Founder and President of West Point Thoroughbreds, Inc. a horse racing partnership management company he founded in 1991. His passion for racing ignited as a youngster while attending horse races with his father, Daniel Finley.
Published: Sunday, July 19, 2009
Graham was born in Cambridge, England and was raised at Newmarket’s Herringswell Manor Stud operated by his parents Michael and Jo.
Published: Friday, July 17, 2009
Novak is the editor of BloodHorse Daily and is an award-winning journalist whose top honors include a 2011 Eclipse Award, 2015 Bill Leggett Award, 2013 Joe Hirsch Memorial Award, and 2008 Louisville Metro Journalism Award.
Published: Thursday, July 16, 2009
Lonny Powell is the CEO of the Florida Breeders’ and Owners’ Association where his responsibilities include overseeing the operations of the FTBOA and its related entities, including Florida Equine Communications and Florida Thoroughbred Charities. Florida traditionally ranks second in the nation in foal crop and mares bred.
Published: Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Dr. Richardson is a surgeon in Louisville, Kentucky who has been involved in the horse business for his entire adult live. He is a member of The Jockey Club and has served as president of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.
Published: Sunday, July 5, 2009
Dan Rosenberg is the owner of Rosenberg Thoroughbred Consulting. Dan previously served as president and CEO of Three Chimneys Farm, home to such names as Smarty Jones and Seattle Slew. He was with Three Chimneys for 30 years.
Published: Thursday, July 2, 2009
Jaime is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and holds a degree in Journalism as well as a Masters in Sports Business from New York University. After years of following Thoroughbred racing as a fan she wanted to get involved at the business level.
Published: Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Anna grew up on her parents’ Brookdale Farm in Versailles, Ky. She worked with horses starting at a young age. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, she traveled the world working for multiple farms and sales consignments before returning to the States to work for Eclipse Award winning trainer, Todd Pletcher for almost four years.
Published: Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Bo Smith is the owner of Smith Farm and Stable in Millstone Township, New Jersey. A former senior manager for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Bo is currently the managing partner of Gunsmith Stables, a racing partnership.


Directors Emeriti

Published: Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Originally from New York, Herb Moelis graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1953. He then earned a Law degree and graduate degree (LL.M) in Taxation from New York University Law School in 1956.