Ted Nicholson to be Kentucky Horse Park Interim Executive Director
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 23, 2014) – Ted G. Nicholson has been appointed interim executive director of the Kentucky Horse Park following the retirement of John Nicholson on April 30, the Kentucky Horse Park Commission announced Wednesday.
Ted Nicholson will begin his tenure in May and serve until a permanent executive director is hired later this year. A search firm will conduct a nationwide search for a permanent executive director within the next few weeks.
He currently serves as a partner with the Racing Resource Group, a horse racing consulting firm in Louisville. Prior to that, he was vice president and general manager of the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, where he orchestrated the grand opening of the $240 million, 22,500-seat sports and concert facility. He also served as the interim president, corporate vice president and vice president of operations at Churchill Downs in Louisville. Before coming to Kentucky, Nicholson served as the chief operating officer of the New York City Off-Track Betting.