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Robert Clay

 ROBERT CLAY: OWNER

rnc@threechimneys.com

Robert Clay, a native of Mt. Sterling, KY, is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and attended the University of Kentucky and Harvard Business School. He served as president of the National Thoroughbred Association, was a founding member of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Board of Directors,served on the Board of Directors of the Breeders' Cup, was president of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association and is a member of the Board of Directors of that organization. He is a member of The Jockey Club, the Keeneland Association and the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association. Clay serves as a trustee of The Blood-Horse magazine, and is past president of the Thoroughbred Club of America and is currently secretary of the American Horse Council. In 1995, he received the John W. Galbreath Award, presented annually by the University of Louisville to recognize "exceptional entrepreneurship in the horse industry."

Clay's interest in education includes past service as a Trustee for the University of Kentucky, a member of the Board of Directors of Midway College, the University of Kentucky Business School and the College of William & Mary Endowment Association and former Chairman of The Lexington School. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of PNC Bank in Pittsburgh, PA. He is co-founder and past chairman of Bluegrass Tomorrow, a regional planning and land management program and the Bluegrass Conservancy and is currently a member of each organization's Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Good Samaritan Foundation.


Case Clay

 CASE CLAY: PRESIDENT

cclay@threechimneys.com

Case Clay returned to the Three Chimneys Team in 2004 after a year at the Irish National Stud in Kildare, Ireland and Arrowfield Stud in Scone, Australia and, upon the retirement of longtime farm president Dan Rosenberg, Case took over as president of Three Chimneys in 2008.

Prior to his departure, he worked in sales at Three Chimneys and spent six years in Chicago, where he worked at Arlington Park, Ernst & Young and Hyatt Corporation; while performing improvisation in the evenings. Case is a graduate of DePauw University with a major in Economics. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Breeders' Cup, Gluck Equine Research Foundation, Horse PAC, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, Kentucky Derby Museum, and the Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP).


 

 CHRIS BAKER: CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER


Sandy Hatfield

 SANDY HATFIELD: STALLION MANAGER

slhatfield@threechimneys.com

Sandy Hatfield's job is one part stallion care, one part breeding supervisor, one part ambassador and press agent for the Three Chimneys stallions, and one part ambassador for the horse business to the thousands of visitors hosted at Three Chimneys Farm each year. Eight years as stallion manager at Gainsborough Farm, two years at Calumet Farm and seven years at North Ridge Farm prepared her for this wide range of responsibilities that she assumed in January 2000.

Sandy grew up in Oklahoma and attended Oklahoma State University and Murray State University, majoring in animal science. Married to Greg Magruder, she has been on the Board of Directors of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Bluegrass since 1996 and serves as the president of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers' Club for 2000.


Wayne Smith

 WAYNE SMITH: YEARLING MANAGER

wayne@threechimneys.com


Brad Caron

 BRAD CARON: DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES

brad@threechimneys.com


Dr. Jim Morehead

 DR. JIM MOREHEAD: RESIDENT VETERINARIAN

moredvm@threechimneys.com

Dr. Morehead is a native of Missouri and received D.V.M. from the University of Missouri. From 1985 to 1990, he was with Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital of Lexington, and since 1990 has owned Equine Medical Associates PSC, here in Lexington. He is a member of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, the Farm Managers' Club, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), and the Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners (KAEP). Dr. Morehead was the 2004 president of the KAEP and has served two terms on the AAEP Reproductive/ Perinatology Committee and four terms on the Infractions Committee, as well as on the Ad Hoc Bony Lesions in Sale Yearlings Committee and he chaired two Drug Compounding Task Forces for the AAEP. He currently is a member of the AAEP Professional Conduct and Ethics Committee, and is co-chair of the Equine Species Warning Group with the American Horse Council addressing the USDA’s national animal I. D. program.

He has been Three Chimneys' resident veterinarian since 1999, performing and/or directing the medical care of the farm's equine population - stallions, mares, foals and yearlings.


Zach Madden

 ZACH MADDEN: DIRECTOR OF CLIENT DEVELOPMENT

zach@threechimneys.com


Madeline Dott

 MADELINE DOTT: SALES ASSISTANT

madeline@threechimneys.com


Gayle Ewadinger

 GAYLE EWADINGER: STALLION BOOKING

gayle@threechimneys.com

Gayle Ewadinger started out as Operations Assistant at Three Chimneys in 1994. She now has the broad and demanding responsibilities of booking mares to our stallions, booking Three Chimneys Farm mares going to outside stallions, scheduling arrivals and departures of horses, scheduling and issuing insurance exams and communicating with insurers, issuing live foal reports and generally facilitating communications for the managers.

"What I like best about working at Three Chimneys is that the caring is so warm and genuine," says Gayle. "The concern extends not only to the horses, but also to our clients and employees."


 BETH MCALLISTER: FINANCIAL

beth@threechimneys.com


 

 LYNN BAKER: FINANCE/HUMAN RESOURCES

lynn@threechimneys.com


Sherry Sams

 SHERRY SAMS: COMPUTER RESOURCES

sherry@threechimneys.com


Ann Ryan-Holden

 ANN RYAN-HOLDEN: RECEPTIONIST

aryanholden@threechimneys.com

In June of 2008, Ann brought her 24 years of customer service experience from the airline industry to the reception desk at Three Chimneys. After availing of an early retirement package offered by the major carrier that she worked for at LaGuardia Airport, Ann and her family relocated from Long Island, New York to Lexington, Kentucky. Although Ann was born in New York, she spent much of her childhood summers with family in Kilkenny, Ireland. Ann Attended University College Dublin and obtained her Business Degree.

Having traveled to many parts of the world, Ann feels both fortunate and privileged to not only live in the Bluegrass, but to be part of the Three Chimneys team.


Sue Clark

 SUE CLARK: TOURS/RECEPTION

sue@threechimneys.com


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