February 9th, 2016 MEETING MINUTES

The meeting was called to order by Kent Bamford-President.

Directors in attendance were Kent Bamford, Mark Hillman, John Hammes, Mark McGregor, Matt Herrman, Jim Weimer, Larry Terrell, and Sandy Miller.

The January treasurer's report was given by Larry Terrell and was accepted as presented.

The January 12, 2016 CHA BOD meeting minutes stood approved as presented.

Bruce Seymore gave the Arapahoe Park report.

The purse fund audit was reported by President Bamford.

Shannon Rushton gave the Colorado Racing Commission meeting report.

Shannon Rushton reported on the National HBPA Winter Convention.

Mark McGregor moved to have a $3 start fee for 2016 provided that it is advertised prominently in each day's program and around the track that horsemen are supporting CANTER, the Colorado Horse Council and (what's the name of the cancer fund?). Seconded by Sandy Miller. Motion passed.

The Arapahoe barn area will open April 19th and the track will open May 20th.

Next month's meeting will be held on March 8th at 1:30pm due to the Colorado Racing Commission meeting at 9:30am.

With no further business the meeting was adjourned.

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