F. Douglas Reed
As Program Director for the Race Track Industry Program (RTIP), Reed is responsible for its coordination, administration, promotion and fund raising. His teaching duties include Administration of the Racing Department, Race Track Organization, Structure and Financial Management, Racing Business Strategies & Global Perspective. In addition to its academic program responsibilities, the RTIP hosts the world’s largest multi-bred pari-mutuel conference each year.
Prior to his present position at The University of Arizona, Reed served as Vice President of Racing for Santa Fe Racing, Inc. which operated two pari-mutuel facilities in New Mexico. Before relocating to the Southwest, he served as a racing official for 15 years throughout the East and Midwest. He was racing secretary for Arlington Park, Oaklawn Park and Rockingham Park and a racing official at many tracks including Gulfstream Park, Laurel Race Course, The Meadowlands, Monmouth Park, and Pimlico Race Course.