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About Us

The Coalition is a group of leading business executives who love horse racing who understand the value that pari-mutuel wagering and the horse racing industry could bring to Georgia through jobs, tax revenue and tourism.


Our Mission

Our mission is to work with our state leaders to pass legislation allowing pari-mutuel wagering in Georgia in order to encourage and support a statewide horse racing industry that will bring jobs, tax revenues and tourism to our communities.

Board of Directors

Chairman: Carl Bouckaert

Carl Bouckaert, Founder of Beaulieu Group LLC; Two-Time Olympic Equestrian; Owner of Chattahoochee Hills Eventing

President: Dean Reeves

Owner of Reeves Thoroughbred Racing and Breeders' Cup World Champion, Mucho Macho Man; CEO of Reeves Young Contracting


VP / Secretary: Tom Schulte  

Retired & Owner Southern Oak Farm & Founder of Your Family's Table


Executive Director: Steven Crayne

Founder & Owner of Starting Gate Marketing Creative Web Design From Start to Finish.

Director: Tyler Alexander

VP/Partner, GCI Graphics, Owner Calloway Stables

Director: Fred Fletcher

EVP, Jones Lang Lasalle & Manager, Big Stick Stables

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