Milt Toby, Director

Milton C. Toby
Media Professional

Milt Toby is past president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, the country’s largest organization dedicated to freelance writers. He won the Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award for Dancer’s Image: The Forgotten Story of the 1968 Kentucky Derby, and two American Horse Publications Editorial Awards for Dancer’s Image and for Noor: A Champion Thoroughbred’s Unlikely Journey from California to Kentucky. His most recent book, Taking Shergar: Thoroughbred Racing’s Most Famous Cold Case, was named the best horse racing book at the 2019 EQUUS Film & Arts Fest and was a semi-finalist for the Dr. Tony Ryan Award. His current book project is a social history of performance-enhancing drugs in Thoroughbred racing.

Toby served as a director on the AHP Board from 2010 to 2013 and has been a frequent speaker on media law at the AHP Equine Media Conference.

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