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|Phipps, Janney Re-Elected to The Jockey Club Board of Stewards|
Ogden Mills Phipps and Stuart S. Janney III have been re-elected to four-year terms on the board of stewards of The Jockey Club, it was announced today.
Phipps, a member of The Jockey Club since 1965, has served as chairman since 1983.
Janney, a member of The Jockey Club since 1992, was named vice chairman of the organization in June and has served as chairman of The Jockey Club’s Thoroughbred Safety Committee since its inception in 2008.
In a related note, James C. Brady, who has served as secretary-treasurer of The Jockey Club since 1983, is stepping down from that position and will be succeeded in that role by Ian D. Highet, effective immediately. Brady will continue to serve his term on the board of stewards, which expires in 2013.
Brady became a member of The Jockey Club in 1973 and was serving his first term on the board of stewards when he became secretary-treasurer in 1983.
Highet became a member of The Jockey Club in 2006 and was serving his first term on the board of stewards when he was named secretary-treasurer. He is a partner at the private equity firm Court Square Capital.
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