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Winning Ponies

Winning Ponies

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September 04th 2014:Winning Ponies Welcomes Keeneland President and CEO Bill Thomason and DRF Columnist and Handicapper Byron King

Bill Thomason President and CEO of Keeneland will discuss Keeneland Race Course's conversion from synthetic back to dirt as it announced Thursday that its new dirt main track has been installed and open for training. The historic track replaced the synthetic surface during the summer in time for the fall meet, beginning Oct. 3. A major purpose of the removal of the synthetic racing surface and installation of a dirt track was for Keeneland to host the Breeders' Cup World Championships, which it had never done. The track was rewarded with 2015's Breeders' Cup. In the second segment Byron King,

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Bill Thomason

Bill Thomason became President and Chief Executive Officer of Keeneland on September 1, 2012 after being the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, having joined Keeneland in June 2010. Thomason graduated from the University of Kentucky with a B.S. in Accounting in 1977 and a Masters in Business Administration in 1978. He worked for two years at the accounting firm of Alexander Grant & Co. before joining Mill Ridge Farm, where he worked for 28 years as Financial and Administrative Manager. He is a member of The Jockey Club, a Trustee of the American Horse Council, and a board member of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Thoroughbred Racing Associations (TRA), Thoroug
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Byron King

Byron King, a native of Louisville, Ky., is the Kentucky handicapper and columnist for Daily Racing Form. A graduate of the University of Arizona Racetrack Industry Program, he initially worked as the paddock host and morning-line odds maker for Sam Houston Race Park before joining DRF in 1995. Since that time, he has covered racing from across the country for the Form, with his primary focus now being on the Kentucky circuit, and Churchill Downs in particular. In addition to his handicapping and reporting duties for the Form, he is a horse owner and breeder, and has helped identify numerous eventual stakes winners for private purchase for clients.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies 20/11/2017 01:00 20/11/2017 02:00 Winning Ponies https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies Bill Thomason President and CEO of Keeneland will discuss Keeneland Race Course's conversion from synthetic back to dirt as it announced Thursday that its new dirt main track has been installed and open for training. The historic track replaced the synthetic surface during the summer in time for the fall meet, beginning Oct. 3. A major purpose of the removal of the synthetic racing surface and installation of a dirt track was for Keeneland to host the Breeders' Cup World Championships, which it had never done. The track was rewarded with 2015's Breeders' Cup. In the second segment Byron King, a native of Louisville, Ky., and Kentucky handicapper and columnist for Daily Racing Form will join John in handicapping the major stakes this week-end: - the $200,000 Grade 2 Pocohontas Stakes and the $150,000 Grade 3 Iroquois Stakes both from Churchill Downs; the $250,000 Dueling Grounds Derby From Kentucky Downs and the $500,000 Grade 2 Super Derby from Louisiana Downs. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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