Welcome to the TDN Op Ed page, where a selected stable of writers will, from time to time, offer their opinion and perspective on matters concerning the racing industry. The viewpoints expressed herein are not necessarily those of the management, but promise to represent what we consider to be responsible comment.
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Tim Capps joined the faculty of the University of Louisville College of Business in January, 2007, as part of the Equine Studies Program. Capps is the former Executive Vice President of the Maryland Jockey Club, and has also served as Executive Vice President of the Maryland Horse Breeders Association, Editor and Publisher of the Thoroughbred Record, Vice President of Matchmaker Racing Services, and Director of Operations for the Jockey Club. He spent several years in the financial community in New York as a broker, analyst, and money manager, and worked as an analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and at the federal Office of Management and Budget. He served as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army, completing Airborne, Ranger and Special Forces training, and served 19 months in the Republic of Vietnam.
- 6/25/2010 - FINDING A WAY FORWARD FOR HORSE RACING
For regular readers of Thoroughbred Daily News, it has become customary to read opinion pieces written by racing industry participants of all stripes on what they see as the state of things in the sport, most of them laced with elements of frustration, fear, anger, wishing and hoping: "please, please, please: someone take charge and get us out of this mess." — (click here to read the entire article)
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