Mr. Dale Downey created Downey and Associates Ltd, a professional Senior Project Management service for private and public sector clients involved in land development, redevelopment and buildings. Mr. Downey has over five decades of hands-on experience with the care and husbandry of race horses which has given him a sound appreciation of the sport. Mr. Downey’s family have owned Standardbred race horses that trained and raced for many years on the Ontario Jockey Club circuit. He has owned, groomed and trained Standardbred horses in Kingston, Ontario that raced on eastern Ontario tracks. Mr. Downey joins the Horse Racing Appeal Panel as a part-time Member.