ARCADIA, Calif. (Apr. 24, 2015) -- The TOC Nominating Committee has announced a slate of six candidates for five open seats in the 2015 Board of Directors election, including incumbents Bob Baffert, Ed Moger, Mike Pegram and Kathy Walsh and new nominees Allen Aldrich and Gary Fenton.
Baffert, who has served on the TOC board since 2007, is an owner-trainer representative and member of the Racing Affairs committee. Moger has served on the board since 2010 and also represents the owner-trainer category as well as Northern California members. He serves on the Executive and Racing Affairs committees. Pegram, who has been on the board since 2010, is board Chairman and serves "ex officio" on all TOC committees. Walsh was first elected in 2012 and serves as chair of the Racing Affairs committee.
Aldrich, a resident of Northern California, has been a licensed owner since 1978 and averages more than 100 starts per year. He had an ownership interest in Eclipse Award winning champion She's A Tiger.
Fenton is a managing partner of Little Red Feather Racing, which presently owns 16 horses in California. A Southern California resident, he has been an entertainment attorney for almost 20 years.
Ballots, including full candidate statements, will be mailed to the TOC membership on May 15, 2015. The deadline for returned ballots is June 15. For more information about the TOC board election process, click here.