The meeting was called to order by Vice President Mark Hillman.

Directors in attendance were Mark Hillman, Kerry Kemper, Miguel Pena, Jim McCall, Matt Herrman, Sandy Miller, Kim Oliver and Executive Director Shannon Rushton. Numerous guests were in attendance as well.

Larry Terrell presented the June treasurers report. The report was approved as presented.

Minutes from the June 16, 2018 CHA Board of Director meeting were approved as presented.

Bill Powers gave the Arapahoe Park update.

Shannon Rushton will represent CHA at the July Racing Commission meeting to address presumptive positive barn searches on trainers, informing trainers on held tests that were cleared and identifying the medication involved and test barn protocols involving the amount of time horses should be required to remain in the test barn.

Sandy Miller, Jim Weimer and Mark Hillman are the three directors whose terms expire this year. Resumes must be delivered to Shannon Rushton by August 10th. Ballots will be in the mail by August 31st and returned by mail to CHA through the Colorado Horse Council by October 6th.

Horsemenís party will be July 30th.

Committee Reports: No new reports

Kim Oliver moved to donate the $3 per start fee to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, seconded by Kerry Kemper. Motion passed.

With no further business the meeting was adjourned.

The next CHA meeting will be held August 11th at 10:00am in the CHA conference room.

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