Craig Dado, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), it was announced following the organization’s second quarter Board meeting held Friday, May 17, in Baltimore, Md.  Dado, 48, has been with Del Mar since 2001 after having previously worked at Santa Anita Park.

In other action, the Board:

  • Approved audited financial results for the fiscal year concluding January 31, 2013, which reflected net revenues of $66,850. The complete NTRA financials and the company’s annual report will be released in early June;
  • Ratified the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance 2013 Code of Standards;
  • Received a report on federal legislative activities from The Alpine Group, the organization’s Washington, DC,-based lobbying team; and
  • Received updates on the National Handicapping Championship, NTRA Advantage group purchasing, sponsorship, and other programs.

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the NTRA Board of Directors will be August 8, 2013