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For Immediate Release
February 21, 2001
Governor Frank O'Bannon has appointed Jeff Henson to the Standardbred Advisory Board.
Henson has been an advocate of the Standardbred industry for over 22 years, involved in management of the late Ralph Wilfong's Trotter Range beginning in 1979. Henson served as a member of the Indiana Standardbred Association negotiating committee with Hoosier Park, under Keith Bulen's presidency. Henson has served as the Director of Racing for the Indiana State Fair since 1995. In addition, Henson serves as a Director of the Indiana Standardbred Association (ISA), and was recognized as the Headliner of the Year by the ISA in 2000.
Henson joins Richard Link, Vic Losure, Nancy Sabatini, Mike Thompson, Gary Wilcox, and Jessica Larkins, Ex-Officio member on the advisory board. This board furthers the Indiana Standardbred industry by advising the Indiana Horse Racing Commission on the Indiana Sired Fair Circuit and Indiana Sires Stakes race programs. In addition, the board continues to work in cooperation with the Standardbred Breed Development Advisory Committee, Hoosier Park, and the Indiana Standardbred Association to ensure the continued development of the fast growing Indiana Standardbred industry.