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Tuesday, March 23, 2021Contact: Rhonda Norby (859) 224-2856
Statement from Ian Highet, Chairman of Equibase

“The Equibase Management Committee met yesterday and approved The Jockey Club President Jim Gagliano to serve as interim president of Equibase Company upon the departure of Jason Wilson on April 2,” said Ian Highet, chairman of Equibase. “Equibase has formed a search committee to find a successor, which will include considerations of persons both in and outside of the industry. Jim Gagliano’s term will last until that person is hired.”

The job posting will soon be available on The Jockey Club’s website at

Wilson joined The Jockey Club in 2011 as vice president of business development and later was made president of TJC Media Ventures. He was named president and chief operating officer of Equibase Company in March 2016. Wilson is leaving Equibase to join The Stronach Group, where he will serve as chief operating officer of 1/ST Content.

Equibase Company is a partnership between subsidiaries of The Jockey Club and the Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America and serves as the Thoroughbred industry’s official database. Through its website and mobile applications, Equibase offers a comprehensive array of free statistical information as well as premium handicapping products and reports in support of the North American Thoroughbred racing industry.