Chief Strategy Officer & Acting Executive Director, California Racing Operations
The Stronach Group Racing and Gaming
Aidan Butler, 42, is the new acting executive director of California racing for the Stronach Group, which owns and operates Santa Anita Park. The thoroughbred race track is set to open its fall meeting on Friday, a schedule which will conclude with the Breeders’ Cup, Nov. 1-2.
The Stronach Group today announced that Chief Strategy Officer Aidan Butler - a longtime technology, horseracing and gaming executive who spearheaded reforms at Santa Anita Park during its Winter meet - will additionally serve as Acting Executive Director of California Racing Operations. "Aidan has played a critical role as we have advocated for changes that redefine our sport for the better," said Belinda Stronach, Chairman and President of The Stronach Group.