Executive Staff

Dr. Stuart Brown

Vice President of Equine Safety

Dr. Brown joined Keeneland in 2020 and serves as Keeneland's Vice President of Equine Safety

Internationally respected equine veterinarian Dr. Stuart E. Brown II became Keeneland’s Equine Safety Director in June 2020 and was named Vice President of Equine Safety in July 2021.

Dr. Brown leads Keeneland’s effort to develop, communicate and enforce safety and integrity policies for both racing and sales operations; reviews all racing-related accidents with the goal of prevention; assesses relevant equine health and safety research and proactively communicates best practices to the racing community and public. His duties encompass Keeneland and The Thoroughbred Center, a training center in Lexington that Keeneland owns.       

Dr. Brown completed his undergraduate work at Transylvania University and earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee University. He spent nearly 30 years with Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, specializing in equine reproduction and ambulatory medicine. 

Chairman of the Gluck Equine Research Foundation, Dr. Brown belongs to the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Equine Practitioners, Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association, Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners, Society for Theriogenology and Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers’ Club.

Dr. Brown previously served as a Commissioner for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and Chairman of the KHRC’s Equine Drug Research Council.