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At West Point Thoroughbreds, racing is more than a sport, it is a passion. We have assembled a stellar team of professionals, each of whom have an intimate knowledge of the Thoroughbred industry and bring a unique blend of both corporate and racing experience. Every member of the organization operates with the utmost dignity and professionalism to help our clients achieve their goals and deliver premium experiences unlike no other.

Terry Finley
President & CEO

Family – Married my high school sweetheart, Debbie, six months after graduating from West Point (we were not allowed to be married while cadets; one of my classmates got married during our junior year in Vegas in the little white chapel on the strip and came back to West Point for a few days – to […]

Debbie Finley
Business Development Executive

Terry and I met in high school and a lot of our dates started out with a trip to the racetrack, whether it be Philadelphia Park, Garden State or Liberty Bell. We both had a passion for horse racing early on. We got married after Terry’s graduation from West Point and lived in Schweinfurt, Germany, […]

Erin Birkenhauer
Chief Operating Officer

Prior to coming on board full time in July 2010, I worked part-time under the late, great Congie DeVito. He’s the person who really got my career started and taught me the ropes.  My main responsibility with WPT is to keep Partners informed about members of their stable on a regular basis through our website, […]

Lindsey Heumann
Chief Financial Officer

What I Do at WPT: I am responsible for a variety of the company’s day-to-day functions. This includes the administrative and financial tasks. My days typically involve; working with vendors, racetracks, Partners and other owners, insurance companies, federal and state filings, tax-related matters, billing and financials, and working with other team members for upcoming events […]

Tom Bellhouse
Executive Vice President

Tom Bellhouse is the Executive Vice President. His primary responsibilities are to coordinate West Point Thoroughbreds’ operations throughout the East, including the New York, Mid-Atlantic, and Florida Circuits. Bellhouse is a graduate of the State University of New York at Oswego with a BS in Business Administration and currently resides in Saratoga Springs, NY. Prior […]

Jeff Lifson
Executive Vice President

Family – Married to Stephanie Collins, a Louisville native, who is as passionate about horse racing as I am. She’s a much more accomplished handicapper than I am; when the extended family gets together for our annual trip to Churchill Downs, Steph’s the one everybody approaches for picks! We have two kids, Amanda and Josh. Amanda […]

Dawn Lenert
Chief Marketing Officer & Director of Partner Relations

My interest in racing began with Slew One Saturday in May, my mom was late to pick me up after open swim at the YMCA in suburban Chicago. The Kentucky Derby was on in the lobby, so while I waited, I watched it. This athletic, speedy black horse named Seattle Slew captivated my attention. I was […]

Jeff Lowe
Director of Communications

Long-time Turf writer and publicist Jeff Lowe joined West Point Thoroughbreds in March 2019 to serve in a communications and marketing position. Lowe came to the partnership after seven years in a similar role at Team Valor International. He previously spent nine years at Thoroughbred Times, serving as the publication’s lead writer for the Triple […]

Jason Blewitt
Partner Account Representative

Background – My wife, Kristina, and I live in Fort Lauderdale, FL, with our two dogs Auggie and Zizi. We also have a cat named Jake, who thinks he runs the house! I grew up a few furlongs from Belmont Park in Floral Park, NY, and all it took was one family day trip to […]

Danielle Austin
Owner Concierge

Background – I grew up in Monmouth County, New Jersey, and have been fortunate in being surrounded by horses from an early age. Growing up exchanging working hours around the barn for riding lessons led me to pursue molding my passion into a profession. In attending Delaware Valley University, I had the opportunity to participate […]

Nancy Dollase
Owner Concierge

Family Married to trainer Craig Dollase with whom I have been inseparable from since August 1996. Having met in Del Mar, we knew we both had a passion for horse racing. We married in August 2000 in front of 350 of our closest family and friends, the majority of whom consisted of owners, trainers and jockeys. […]