ITHA Election Results

Attention Illinois Thoroughbred Owners and Trainers:

The Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association auditor today verified the results of our election for president and seats on the ITHA Board of Directors. All terms won in this election are for three years of service. The election results follow:

ITHA President

Chris Block, who challenged incumbent Mike Campbell in the race for ITHA president, won the race with 62 percent of the vote. Campbell has served as president since 2008. Block begins his service on Jan 1.

Three Trainer-Director Positions

Patti Miller, Tony Mitchell and Tom Swearingen each won election to seats on the ITHA Board. Swearingen currently serves on the ITHA Board; Miller and Mitchell will begin their service on Jan. 1.

Manny Perez, who has served on the ITHA Board since 2012, was unsuccessful in his bid for a new term.

Two Owner-Only Director Positions

Tom Fedro Sr. and Steve Holland, who each ran unopposed, won new terms on the ITHA Board.