NOTE: trainer Richard Violette, president of the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association will participate in the program.
What: Public forum featuring industry leaders concerning the future of Thoroughbred racing in New York state.
Where: National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, 191 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
When: Thursday, November 1, 2007, 7 p.m.
Who: Participants in the industry: trainer H. James Bond, owner and operator of a training center in Saratoga County; trainer Nick Zito, live via teleconference call; Chris Dragone, executive director, New York Thoroughbred Breeders Inc.; Larry Benton, coordinator of a study on the economic analysis of Saratoga Race Course; a representative of the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association.
Journalist and Museum trustee Mike Veitch and Mike Kane, the communications officer at the Museum, will be moderators of the program.
The program, hosted by the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame as a public service, is open to the public, free of charge.