A broad expanse of alumni careers
The RTIP has many distinguished alumni, some of whom are highlighted below as having received a prestigious award named after John K Goodman, a founding father of the Race Track Industry Program. The John K. Goodman Alumni Award recognizes an RTIP alum each year for their outstanding contribution to the industry.
Two-time Triple Crown Winning Trainer - Bob Baffert Racing Stables, Inc.
Director of Media & Industry Relations - The National Thoroughbred Racing Association
Senior Vice President of Racing Operations - The New York Racing Association, Inc.
Seven-time Eclipse Award Winning Trainer - Todd Pletcher Racing Stables, Inc.
V.P. Media & Entertainment - Breeders' Cup Limited - New York
President - Ocala Breeders' Sales Company
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Some positions held by RTIP graduates include:
- Director, Churchill Downs Simulcast Network
- Commercial Manager, Curragh Racecourse
- Director of Pari-Mutuels, Keeneland Assoc. Inc.
- International Simulcast Coordinator, Magna Entertainment Corp.
- Racing Secretary, Monmouth Park
- Wagering Analyst, Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau
- Chief State Steward, Illinois Racing Board
- General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Harness Tracks of America
- Director of Racing, Texas Racing Commission
- Executive V.P. & Executive Director, The Jockey Club
- Executive Director, Indiana Horse Racing Commission
- Director of Racing, Santa Anita Park
- General Manager, Seoul Racecourse Jockey’s Assoc.
- Director of Marketing, Monmouth Park/Meadowlands
- President, Daily Racing Form
- Senior V.P. Operations, Magna Entertainment Corp.
- Director, Marketing and Communications, NBC Sports & Olympics
- President & General Manager, Ruidoso Downs
- Stallion Administration, Darley Stud
- Investigator, Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau
- Executive Director, Florida Standardbred Breeder’s & Owners Association
- General Manager, Kildangan Stud
- Trainer, Todd Pletcher Racing Stables, Inc.
- Chief Executive Officer, HBPA-National
- Director of Industry Relations, TOBA
- Associate Producer, ESPN, NTRA.com
- Director of Sales, Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company
- Simulcast Coordinator
- MEC–Santa Anita Park
- Executive Director, Racing Medication & Testing Consortium
- On-Air Personality, HRTV