The New York Racing Association has a new Chief Executive Officer, and he has no experience in horse racing.
Christopher Kay was officially appointed Tuesday afternoon at a meeting of the NYRA board in New York City.
He is a former executive with 'Toys R Us' and also worked for Universal Studios.
Kay replaces Ellen McClain who stepped aside in April.
McClain replaced Charlie Hayward, who was fired last year.
NYRA operates the Saratoga Race Course, as well as Belmont and Aqueduct.