Lucy Young Boutin , whose family turned Overbrook Farm into one of the most successful enterprises in the Thoroughbred industry , has been named to the Board of Trustees of the New York Racing Association
, widow of famed trainer Francois Boutin who passed away in 1995 , replaces Allan R. Dragone.
...Mrs. Boutin , is the daughter of William T. Young , who founded W. T. Young Foods Inc. in Lexington , Ky. a manufacturer of peanut butter
...Lucy Young Boutin is also a director of numerous other organizations including PNC Bank , the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation , Gluck Equine Research Center at the University of Kentucky and the University of Kentucky's Women's Cancer Center
.She is also a trustee at the Sayre School and a former director of the Breeders' Cup Ltd.
nomination has been forwarded to the New York State Racing and Wagering Board for their approval.