Edwin Moses, Olympic track and field great and chairman of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), and Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear will be the featured speakers when The Jockey Club holds its 63rd annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing on Aug. 9, at the Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, New York.
Moses is a two-time Olympic gold medal winner in track and field, having secured gold medals at the 1976 and 1984 Olympic Games. While competing, Moses was undefeated in 122 consecutive races spanning a period of nine years, nine months, and nine days. As a physicist with an MBA degree, he pioneered the development of anti-doping policies while chairman of the United States Olympic Committee’s Substance Abuse, Research, and Education Committee.
Moses has been the chairman of USADA since 2012 and also serves as the chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Education Committee and of the Laureus World Sports Academy. Moses has also served on the International Olympic Committee as a member of the Athletes Commission, Medical Commission, and Ethics Commission, as well as on the Athletes Advisory and Executive Committees of the United States Olympic Committee.
First elected in 2007 and re-elected in 2011, Beshear shepherded Kentucky through the global economic recession, earning the Commonwealth national reco