Cella Appointed to Equibase Management Committee

Louis Cella, president of Oaklawn Jockey Club, has been appointed to provide on the administration committee of Equibase, it was announced Dec. 15 by Equibase chairman Ian Highet. 

In 2017, Cella was named president of Oaklawn, succeeding his late father, Charles Cella, and turned the 3rd generation of his family to provide on the board of administrators of the Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North The united states. Cella has been a member of The Jockey Club due to the fact 2017 and serves as a director of the Thoroughbred Racing Protecting Bureau and on the board of trustees for the Nationwide Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. 

Cella fills a board seat staying vacated by Daisy Phipps Pulito, racing manager of the Phipps Steady, who joined the Equibase Management Committee as a representative of The Jockey Club in 2016. 

“As anyone concerned in all areas of Thoroughbred racing, Louis is not only passionate about our activity, but provides extensive expertise and practical experience to this committee, and we glimpse ahead to his contributions,” Highet claimed. “Daisy’s personalized and qualified involvement in Thoroughbred breeding and racing, as perfectly as her background in athletics and television, furnished a valuable perspective to the committee, and we thank her for her company.”

The Equibase Management Committee is composed of associates from each of the company’s two general partners—The Jockey Club and the TRA. The TRA reps are Peter Berube, Happy Broadbent, Christopher McErlean, David O’Rourke, Mike Rogers, and Josh Rubinstein. Apart from Highet and Cella, The Jockey Club associates are C. Steven Duncker, James Gagliano, Stuart Janney III, and Nick Nicholson.  

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