Janney Elected Chairman of Blood-Horse Publications
KY, August 11, 2003-- Maryland horseman Stuart S. Janney III has
been elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Blood-Horse
Publications. Janney assumed the post of Chairman on August 4.
is the Chairman of Bessemer Trust Company and Bessemer Securities
Corporation, North America. He sits on several industry boards,
including Breeders Cup, Keeneland Association, Maryland
Million, New York Racing Association, and the Thoroughbred Owners
and Breeders Association (TOBA), where he also served as Chairman
of the Board. Janney is a member of the Jockey Club and served
as steward from 1996-2000. His familys racing and breeding
operation has a long and successful history. Among the numerous
stakes winners in recent years was Grade I winner Coronado's Quest.
Janney resides in Butler, Maryland.
succeeds G. Watts Humphrey Jr. Humphrey, who stepped down as chairman
after serving in that role for 15 years, was re-elected to a five-year
term on the Board and to the post of Vice Chairman. Under Humphreys
leadership, Blood-Horse Publications grew from a single
title publishing operation to a diverse, multimedia publishing
house. Revenues multiplied several times and service to the industry
was advanced on numerous fronts.
Publications, founded in 1916, is an international publishing
house for top Thoroughbred and general equine magazines, books,
and videos. The companys flagship publication, The Blood-Horse,
is the Thoroughbred industrys leading news and information
weekly magazine. In addition, Blood-Horse Publications also publishes
The Horse, a monthly equine health care magazine; the official
Kentucky Derby and World Thoroughbred Championship/Breeders' Cup
souvenir magazines; Auction Edge, and Keeneland magazine. Blood-Horse
Publications also publishes horse-related books and videos under
the Eclipse Press banner. In addition, Blood-Horse Publications
also operates Exclusively Equine, its e-commerce and mail-order
catalogue division; and a family of leading Web sites including
bloodhorse.com and TheHorse.com.