TCA Board of Directors:

Michael McMahon – President

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. McMahon is also the manager and founder of Bourbon Lane Racing Stable and Spruce Lane Pinhooking. McMahon has...

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Nathan McCauley – Vice President

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. During his high school years, Nathan recalls visiting Keeneland and became a full-fledged follower of horse racing after watching Afleet Alex win...

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Braxton Lynch – Secretary

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. She worked her summers for Walnut Green Sales Consignment, which was owned by her father and uncle. After...

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Lesley Howard – Treasurer

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, accepting the position...

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Erin Crady – Executive Director

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. In October 2009, Erin took the reins as Executive Director at TCA. Prior...

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Shannon Arvin

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...

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Bob Beck

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. He has represented domestic and foreign purchasers, sellers or syndicators of outstanding...

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Bing Bush

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. Bing has been hands on with horses from a young...

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Robert Devlin

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...

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Terry Finley

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. The youngest of seven children, Finley is a graduate of...

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Graham Motion

Graham was born in Cambridge, England and was raised at Newmarket’s Herringswell Manor Stud operated by his parents Michael and Jo. Michael was an international bloodstock agent and North American representative for Tattersalls, the British bloodstock sales company. Jo rode as an amateur in England and took care of...

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Claire Novak

Clair 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. Throughout her career she has covered racing for some of the nation’s best-known...

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Lonny Powell

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. A lifelong...

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J. David Richardson

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. He owns 12 broodmares and currently has...

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Dan Rosenberg

Dan Rosenberg PREVIOUS POSITIONS HELD Glade Valley Farms 1971 to 1973 Clovelly Farms 1973 to 1975 Broodmare/Stallion Manager of Calumet Farm 1975 to 1978 General Manager of Three Chimneys Farm 1978 to 2001 President and Chief Operating Officer Three Chimneys Farm, 2001 to 2007 CURRENT POSITIONS Past President and...

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Jaime Roth

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. In 2012, Jaime and...

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Anna Seitz

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...

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Bo Smith

Bo Smith Bo is 67 years old, has been married to his wife, Stella, for 45 years, has 2 grown sons and 4 grandchildren and is a lifetime New Jersey resident. Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Rutgers University Upon completion of Brookdale College courses in horse...

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Directors Emeriti:

Herb Moelis

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. With this education he established a career as a CPA and...

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