Updated on 09/15/2011 12:24PM

Jockey Club Information Services adds board members


The Board of Directors of The Jockey Club Information Systems, Inc. (TJCIS) has announced the addition of four new board members.

The new board members are Reynolds Bell Jr., C. Steven Duncker, John W. Phillips and Carl E. Hamilton.

Carl E. Hamilton, who has served as president of TJCIS since 1994, has been named chairman of TJCIS, replacing Allan Dragone, who recently retired. Hamilton will now serve as chairman and president of the company. Hamilton joined TJCIS in 1990 as the Vice President of the Consulting Division. He has overseen the steady expansion of TJCIS in recent years, including the development and launch of the Internet-based equineline.com in the past year.

Bell has been involved in the Thoroughbred industry for more than 25 years and is a past president of the Thoroughbred Club of America and vice president of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.

Duncker, a managing director at the investment banking and securities firm Goldman Sachs, has been a Thoroughbred owner since he was 17 years old and has campaigned stakes winners Middlesex Drive and Danville. He serves on the boards of trustees of the New York Racing Association, and TOBA.

Phillips operates Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, and serves as a board member for the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation and on the executive committee of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association board as well as the Communications Committee of the NTRA. He has campaigned the Eclipse Award winning Soaring Softly and the multiple stakes winner Memories of Silver, among others.