06/15/2009 11:00PM

Six new trustees elected to Breeders' Cup


Six individuals have been elected to the Breeders' Cup Board of Members and Trustees as a result of an election held by the organization earlier in June, the Breeders' Cup said Tuesday.

The six new members are Oliver Tait, the general manager of Darley Stud's Australian operations; Jack Brothers, a co-owner of Hidden Brook Farm; Bill Casner, the co-owner of WinStar Farm; Rob Whiteley, the owner of Liberation Farm; Reiley McDonald, the co-owner of Eaton Sales in Kentucky; and E. Duncan Taylor, a co-owner of Taylor Made Sales Agency.

The seven members who were re-elected to three-year terms are Richard Santulli, the owner of Jayeff B Stables; Clem Murphy, an executive of the international breeding and racing operation Coolmore Stud; Dan Pride, the chief executive officer of Fasig-Tipton Co.; Tom Ludt, the general manager of Vinery in Kentucky; Ogden Mills Phipps, the owner of Phipps Racing Stable and the chairman of the Jockey Club; John Sikura, the owner of Hill 'n' Dale Farms; and John Amerman, a co-owner of Amerman Racing.

All 13 members will begin serving their terms on July 9. On that date, the entire Board of Members and Trustees, consisting of 48 members, will vote for six new members of the 13-member Breeders' Cup Board of Directors. The board of directors oversees the operation of Breeders' Cup.