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Jim Mulvihill is Director of Media & Industry Relations at the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, an industry coalition of more than 100 horse racing interests. As the head of NTRA Communications he is the primary media contact and spokesperson for NTRA initiatives and events, including the Eclipse Awards and the National Handicapping Championship. He has held a variety of public relations and communications positions within and outside of racing, including heading the press offices at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, the New Orleans Museum of Art and the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Mulvihill started his racing career at Lone Star Park, where he served as staff writer and media relations assistant for four years, through the Breeders’ Cup season of 2004. As a freelancer he has contributed stories on racing to numerous outlets – including The Associated Press, Thoroughbred Times and The Saratoga Special – and for several years provided daily handicapping selections to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He is a graduate of Emerson College and an alumnus of the University of Arizona’s Race Track Industry Program. Follow Jim on Twitter at @YourFriendJimbo and NTRA.com