Derby Contenders

Arnold Zetcher LLC & Michael B. Tabor

Arnold Zetcher is former President, Chairman, and CEO of Talbot’s, a women's clothing store chain. Zetcher is a longtime horseracing fan, and witnessed the race between the great Buckpasser and Secretariat at Arlington Park in Chicago; he bought a winning ticket on Secretariat and keeps it as a souvenir.  In 2011, Zetcher's horses Midnight Interlude and Liaison competed in the Kentucky Derby.  Michael B. Tabor, born in London, England, resides in Monte Carlo, Manaco and Barbados.  Tabor is ranked as one of the richest men in Britain, with a reported fortune of more than $1.2 Billion.  Tabor began filling his horse stable in 1994, and his first equine superstar, Thunder Gulch, won the 1995 Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes.