MTHA election results are in

The Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association is pleased to announce the results of its Board of Directors election held in December.

Ballots were placed in the mail by IntelliScan, a third-party election services company located in Phoenixville, Pa., on Dec. 1. They were sent to more than 2,500 licensed owners and trainers with address information provided by the Maryland Racing Commission. In order to be eligible to receive a ballot, a member must have had a valid 2020 license issued by the MRC on or before Nov. 1, 2020.

Completed ballots were due to be returned (not postmarked) to Intelliscan in a prepaid envelope provided with the ballot on or before Dec. 31 to be eligible to be counted.

The following 15 individuals received the highest number of votes. The MTHA Board of Directors has 15 members—seven owners, seven trainers, and the individual with the next highest number of votes being seated as an at-large Director regardless of whether they are an owner or trainer.

Each board member is elected to a three-year term.

Owners: Linda S. Gaudet, JoAnn Hayden, Joseph “Josh” Pons, R. Larry Johnson, Michael F. Horning, Charles “Chip” Reed, David H. Wade and Ellen M. Charles (at-large).

Trainers: H. Graham Motion, Mike J. Trombetta, Katharine M. Voss, Lacey A. Gaudet, Timothy L. Keefe, Philip B. Schoenthal and A. Ferris Allen.

Linda Gaudet, Hayden, Johnson, Horning, Reed, Motion, Trombetta, Voss, Keefe, Schoenthal and Allen were incumbents.

January 2021 Newsletter Available

newsletter2021 12The January 2021 edition of the Horsemen's Newsletter is now online and available for download. To view this edition click herearrow

The Horsemen's Newsletter is published monthly by the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and is mailed to licensed owners and trainers in the state of Maryland.

 

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