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Wednesday, August 22, 2007Contact: Bob Curran Jr. (212) 521-5326
The Jockey Club Elects Bell and Campbell to Membership

The Jockey Club today announced the election of two new members: James G. “Jimmy” Bell and W. Cothran “Cot” Campbell.

Bell is president of Darley USA in Lexington, Ky., and serves on the boards of Keeneland Association, the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association and Thoroughbred Charities of America. He also serves as vice president of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders and is a member of the Sales Integrity Task Force.

Campbell is the founder and president of Aiken, S.C.-based Dogwood Stable and widely considered the pioneer of limited partnerships for owners in Thoroughbred racing. He is a trustee of the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame and a member of the executive committee of the board of trustees. He previously served as chairman of the Sales Integrity Task Force and has authored several books about horse racing.

The Jockey Club, founded in 1894 and dedicated to the improvement of Thoroughbred breeding and racing, is the breed registry for North American Thoroughbreds. The Jockey Club fulfills that longstanding commitment by serving the industry through its family of companies and by providing support and leadership on a wide range of important industry initiatives.

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