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Tuesday, June 22, 2010Contact: Bob Curran Jr. (212) 521-5326
Farish Steps Down as Vice Chairman
of The Jockey Club; Janney Named as Successor

William S. Farish, who has served as vice chairman of The Jockey Club since 1983, is stepping down from that position and will be succeeded in that role by Stuart S. Janney III, effective immediately. Farish will continue to serve his term on the Board of Stewards, which expires in 2013.

The change was announced by Ogden Mills Phipps, chairman of The Jockey Club, following a Board of Stewards meeting Monday.

Farish became a member of The Jockey Club in 1970 and was serving his second term on The Jockey Club’s Board of Stewards when he became vice chairman in 1983.

Janney became a member of The Jockey Club in 1992 and was serving his third term on the Board of Stewards when he was named vice chairman. He has also served as chairman of The Jockey Club’s Thoroughbred Safety Committee, which he will continue to lead.



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