|THBPA and TTHBPA Elections Drawing To
2004 Elections are currently being held for the Texas
Thoroughbred HBPA, Inc. (TTHBPA) Board of Directors and the Texas Horsemen's
Benevolent and Protective Association's (THBPA) Board of Directors. The
TTHBPA board is conducting two elections - one for two Thoroughbred owners
and one Thoroughbred trainer, and another separate election for one Arabian
representative. The THBPA (Quarter & Paint Horse board) is also conducting
an election for two owners and one trainer.
The deadline for the Texas Thoroughbred HBPA's 2004 (Thoroughbred and
Arabian) Elections will be drawing to a close very soon. Ballots were
sent to the respective membership rosters on November 7, 2003. Ballots
must be received no later than Monday, December 15, 2003. In order to
be eligible to vote you must be a member in good standing (i.e.; currently
licensed by the Texas Racing Commission as an owner or trainer or combination
thereof and own at least 5% or more of a racehorse that has started within
the past 12 months) of the Texas Thoroughbred HBPA, Inc.
Listed below is the group of the TTHBPA 2004 Election candidates:
Thoroughbred Owner Candidates:
Thoroughbred Trainer Candidates:
to see Thoroughbred Owner & Trainer candidate biographies and photos
Arabian Special Director Candidates:
to see Arabian Owner & Trainer candidate biographies and photographs
The Texas Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association 2004 election
deadline will be in a few weeks. Ballots were sent to the membership on
November 25, 2003 and must be received back by Monday, December 29, 2003.
To be eligible to vote in this election, you must be a member in good
standing of the Texas Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association
(i.e. currently licensed by the Texas Racing Commission as an owner or
trainer or combination thereof and own a racehorse that has started in
Texas within the past 12 months).
Quarter/Paint Horse Owner Candidates:
Dr. Tommy Hays
Quarter/Paint Horse Trainer Candidates:
Octavio Saenz, Jr.
M. Heath Taylor
to see Quarter/Paint Horse Owner and Trainer candidate biographies and
Any eligible member in good standing that did not receive a voting ballot
and wishes to do so should contact Wanda O'Banan at (512) 467-9799.