Paula Welch Prather began her career at the Phoenix office of the Daily Racing Form. Starting as a copy editor in 1993, she became the Special Projects Editor in 1996. She was instrumental in producing the “Graded Stakes Yearbook” and “Champions.” Paula stayed behind in her home town of Phoenix when the DRF moved to New York, but has served as editor of the American Racing Manual since the 2004 edition. Paula served as the US correspondent for the New Zealand Bloodhorse from 1999 through the cessation of the publication in 2008. From 2007 until the report was discontinued after the 2014 edition, she worked with the ARCI to produce their annual pari-mutuel statistics summary report. She has been working with the Arizona Thoroughbred Breeders Association in 2002 and manages their website. Currently, Paula is employed outside of the racing industry as a principal software support analyst for Thomson Reuters. A December 1992 graduate of the Race Track Industry Program at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, Paula also completed three years of study in journalism at Arizona State University in Tempe. email: Phalaris Project © Phalaris Project 2013-2017 - Last updated July 8, 2017 Made with MAGIX