Retired Racehorse Project Elects New Chair


Dr. Carolyn Karlson, Ph. D., has been elected as chair of the Retired Racehorse Project’s Board of Directors and Sue Smith has been elected vice chair. Also elected to the board were Graham and Anita Motion.

A resident of Saratoga, Karlson is a longtime racehorse owner, owning horses both in partnership with Bourbon Lane Stable and independently. She is the founder and owner of Starting Gate College Consulting, which helps students and their families navigate the college application and transition process.

Smith, a graduate of Mount Holyoke, is the executive director for Canter Pennsylvania and has a professional background in commercial and industrial real estate.

Grade I-winning trainer Graham Motion and his wife, Anita, were also voted in as board members and will begin serving their term in 2019.

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