Chief Steward, Jeffrey Begg is pleased to announce that Melanie O’Sullivan will be joining The Jockey Club of Canada in the position of Executive Director commencing immediately. Melanie will be succeeding Stacie Roberts who effective December 31, 2015 has resigned to pursue a new venture. Stacie will be greatly missed here and we wish her all the best in her new endeavor.
Melanie comes to The Jockey Club of Canada with more than 10 years of experience in the Thoroughbred industry and we strongly believe she will be a great asset to The Jockey Club of Canada.
The Jockey Club of Canada was founded in 1973 by E.P. Taylor to serve as the international representative of the Canadian Thoroughbred industry. The mission of The Jockey Club of Canada is to promote and maintain a high standard for Thoroughbred racing and breeding in Canada at a level which is recognized internationally for the benefit of all those interested in the sport including the general public by operations and services such as, but not limited to: evaluating all Graded, Listed and Black-type races in Canada annually; conducting the annual Sovereign Awards for outstanding achievement in Thoroughbred racing and breeding in Canada; maintaining a field office in Canada for the Jockey Club of the United States and the Jockey Club Registry Service; and by representing Canada as a Member of the IFHA.