John Harris Elected to The Jockey Club Board

Harris has been a member of The Jockey Club since 1988 and was a steward from 1990 through 1994. He is president and chairman of Harris Farms, a former chairman of the California Horse Racing Board, and five-time former president of the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association. Harris is also a member of the Breeders’ Cup board of directors and an owner and breeder.

Lear, a member of The Jockey Club since 2010, is the managing director and chairman of Stoll Keenon Ogden, a law firm based in Lexington, Ky. He is a trustee of Keeneland Association and has represented numerous Thoroughbred industry organizations, farms and racing stables.

Polk, a member of The Jockey Club since 2000, is a former director of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association and former Chairman of the University of Louisville Department of Surgery. He owns and breeds Thoroughbreds and is a member of The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Safety Committee.