Panel Session Videos

2022 Session Videos

Welcome & Keynote Address

  • Mike Mulvihill, Executive Vice President, Head of Strategy and Analytics, FOX Sports

HISA's 2023 Outlook

  • Lisa Lazarus, CEO, HISA

Capitalizing on Racing’s Global Footprint

  • Bill Nader, President and CEO, Thoroughbred Owners of California
  • Simon Fraser, Senior Vice President of International, 1/ST Content
  • Dean McKenzie, Managing Director, McKenzie Sport International Ltd.
  • Tallulah Wilson, Head of International Partnerships, UK Tote
  • Moderator: James L. Gagliano, President & COO, The Jockey Club

Advancing Equine Safety Through Technology

  • Dr. Warwick Bayly, Professor, Washington State University
  • Dr. Will Farmer, Equine Medical Director, Churchill Downs, Inc.
  • Dr. David Lambert, CEO, StrideSafe
  • Valentin Rapin, Managing Director, Arioneo
  • Moderator: Dr. Jennifer Durenberger, Principal, Racing Matters

Storytellers of the Game – Racing’s Legendary Announcers

  • Tom Durkin, Announcing Legend
  • Dave Johnson, Announcing Legend
  • Moderator: Pete Aiello, Announcer, Gulfstream Park

Life After the Track - Second Careers & Retirement

  • Joell Dunlap, Executive Director, Square Peg Foundation
  • Jessica Hammond, Executive Director, Beyond the Wire
  • Mike Tanner, Chief Executive Officer, USTA
  • Natalie Voss, Editor-in-Chief, Paulick Report
  • CJ Wilson, Founder/Lead Trainer, Win Place Home, Inc
  • Moderator: Janet VanBebber, Chief Racing Officer, AQHA

Integrating Horse Racing into the US Sports Betting Environment 

  • Richard Ames, Chief Executive Officer, SIS Content Services, Inc.
  • Matt Cosgriff, Director of Retail Wagering and Customer Analysis, BetMGM
  • Paul Hannon, SVP, Corporate Development, PointsBet
  • Andrew Moore, Director of Horse Racing Commercial, Fanduel
  • Christian Stuart, CEO - North America, BetMakers Technology Group 
  • Moderator: Michele Fischer, Consultant / VP, SIS Content Services, Inc.

RTIP Senior Capstone Presentations

  • Kamryn Koutras
  • Michael Sandulli
  • Hailey Shiffer

2023 Legislative Outlook

  • Tom Rooney, President & CEO, National Thoroughbred Racing Association

Racing’s Success Stories  - The Year In Review

  • Joe Applebaum, President, New York Thoroughbred Horseman's Association
  • Dr. Dionne Benson, Chief Veterinary Officer, 1/ST Racing
  • Rep. Adam Koenig, Kentucky State Representative 69th District, State of Kentucky
  • Ted Nicholson, Vice President of Racing, Kentucky Downs
  • Moderator: Jim Mulvihill, Interim Executive Director, Colorado Horsemen's Association

Expanding Racing’s Reach: Strategies for Diversity and Inclusion

  • Ray Daniels, Co-Founder, Ed Brown Society & Living The Dream Racing
  • Dora Delgado, Executive Vice President & Chief Racing Officer, Breeders’ Cup
  • Naomi Howgate, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, British Horseracing Authority
  • Moderator: Amy Zimmerman, Senior Vice President, Santa Anita Park

Illegal Betting’s Threat to the Racing Industry

  • Pat Cummings, Executive Director, Thoroughbred Idea Foundation
  • Matt Fowler, Director of Integrity, International Betting Integrity Association
  • Martin Purbrick, Chairman of the Asian Racing Federation’s Council on Anti-Illegal Betting and Related Financial Crime
  • Moderator: J. Curtis Linnell, Executive Vice President, TRPB

TPA Mark Kaufman Workshop – What the Hashtag? Exploring the Importance of Social Media in Horse Racing

  • Hayley Amoss, Communications & Social Media Manager for the Breeders’ Cup
  • Claire Crawford, Director of Digital Media, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
  • Dan Tordjman, Manager of Partnerships & Sponsorships, America’s Best Racing
  • Rachael Zilboorg, Social Media & Marketing Coordinator, Fasig-Tipton
  • Moderator: Kaitlin Christopherson, COO and Head of Operations, Grand Slam Social

Horseplayer Roundtable: What Does the Core Customer Really Want?

  • Peter T. Fornatale, Co-Founder, In the Money Media Network
  • Dr. Marshall Gramm, Professor of Economics, Rhodes College
  • Moderator: Jessica Paquette, Announcer, Parx Racing 

HISA – Racetrack Safety Program Implementation and Preparing for the Launch of the Anti-Doping & Medication Control Program

  • Ann McGovern, Director of Racetrack Safety, Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority
  • Kate Mittelstadt, Chief of Operations, Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit
  • Ben Mosier, Executive Director, Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit
  • Dr. Mary Scollay, Chief of Science, Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit
  • Dr. Susan Stover, Chair, Racetrack Safety Standing Committee, Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority