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Tom Chuckas resigns as president of Maryland Jockey Club
Tom Chuckas resigns as president of Maryland Jockey Club

Tom Chuckas is resigning as president of the Maryland Jockey Club after six years in which he helped rebrand the Preakness Stakes as an entertainment event and built more stable relationships between the state’s tracks and its horsemen. As the chief official overseeing the state’s two largest tracks at Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park, Chuckas often received praise for his candor, forward-thinking approach and desire to build consensus on significant issues. He made headlines last year by calling for longer breaks between the Triple Crown races. The Jockey Club’s parent company, the Stronach Group, also announced Wednesday that Salvatore Sinatra will become vice...

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