Director of Race Track Industry Program
Louise Foucar Marshall Building
845 N. Park Ave.
- MBA - University of Arizona Eller School of Management
- B.S. - Mathematics - Albright College
- Animal Sciences 342 - Organization/Administration of the Racing Office
- Animal Sciences 441 - Racing Organizational Structure and Management
- Animal Sciences 442/542 - Race Track Business and Financial Management
- Animal Sciences 498/598 – Current Issues in the Animal Racing Industry
Reed has extensive experience as a racing official, track manager and racing and gaming industry consultant. He has been affiliated with the RTIP for 16 years and is responsible for all aspects of the racing program, including administration, instruction, promotion and fundraising. He is also director of the RTIP's annual Symposium on Racing & Gaming, the world's largest pari-mutuel racing conference.
Prior to joining the University of Arizona, Reed was vice president of Santa Fe Racing, Inc., which operated two pari-mutuel tracks in New Mexico. He also spent many years as a racing official, including acting as racing secretary at Arlington Park, Oaklawn Park and Rockingham Park.
Reed has been a featured speaker and presenter at a variety of industry conferences, seminars and events, including events hosted by the Association of Racing Commissioners International, Harness Horsemen International, Harness Tracks of America, International Simulcast Conference, and Asian Racing Conference. He has facilitated numerous industry strategy sessions including the Canadian Racing Industry Strategy Session, the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association's Horseman's Forum, the National HBPA strategic planning and workgroups for the National Simulcast Conference.
Highly regarded on the international racing scene, Reed has ties to many international racing jurisdictions including Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Canada, New Zealand, France, Ireland, Australia, and Korea.
Reed enjoys diversiving his interests in the industry with a variety of consulting work for many stakeholders in the gaming and racing industries.