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Wednesday, November 11, 2009Contact: Bob Curran Jr. (212) 521-5326
The Jockey Club Elects Four New Members

The Jockey Club today announced the election of four new members: Headley Bell, Jon S. Kelly, Jerry Moss and Daisy Phipps Pulito.

Headley Bell is the managing partner of Mill Ridge Farm and president of Nicoma Bloodstock, which is Mill Ridge’s consulting arm. He is also a past president of the Thoroughbred Agents and Consultants Association and served on the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association Sales Integrity Task Force.

Jon S. Kelly, whose primary business interests have involved television, real estate development and banking in California, owns Tres Palomas farm in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., and serves on the board of directors of Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. He has owned Thoroughbreds since the early 1960s.

Jerry Moss, who co-founded the A&M record label in 1962 with Herb Alpert, has owned and bred horses since 1979. He is a member of the California Horse Racing Board and he and his wife Ann were named 2008 owners of the year by the Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC).

Daisy Phipps Pulito has had a longtime involvement in Thoroughbred breeding and racing and is currently the racing manager of the Phipps Stable and a member of the board of directors of Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. She has also served in a variety of television production capacities through the years with CBS Sports, The Golf Channel and NTRA/Breeders’ Cup.

The Jockey Club, founded in 1894 and dedicated to the improvement of Thoroughbred breeding and racing, is the breed registry for North American Thoroughbreds. In fulfillment of its mission, The Jockey Club provides support and leadership on a wide range of important industry initiatives and it serves the information and technology needs of owners, breeders, media, fans and farms, among others. Additional information is available at