FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate: December 5, 2008Contact: James J. GallagherPhone: 718-848-5045 ELECTION OF NYTHA BOARD MEMBERS
The New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NYTHA) announces the results of its recent election of owner and trainer directors to its Board.
Mr. Richard A. Violette, Jr., President, ran unopposed and was re-elected President of NYTHA.
“I’m happy to continue the important benevolent work being done by NYTHA for its horsemen and backstretch workers. More importantly, I am extremely pleased to have the continuity and support of an effective and informed Board of Directors to pursue those issues of importance to owners and trainers on the New York Racing Association circuit, Violette said.”
The following trainers were elected to the NYTHA Board:
The following owners were elected to the NYTHA Board:
Michael P. Shanley
The following people were elected as alternates to the NYTHA Board:
James Ferraro Alternate/Trainer
Herb Oster Alternate/Owner