Nebraska’s Tom Sage Named New Chairman Of ARCI

Tom Sage, executive director of the Nebraska Racing Commission, has been named the newest chairman of the Association of Racing Commissions International (ARCI).

Sage began his career in the horse racing in 1988 as a security officer at Ak-sar-ben Racetrack in Omaha.

In 1991, Sage graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a bachelor’s of science in criminal justice. He began working for the Nebraska Racing Commission in 1993 as an investigator.

Sage graduated from the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center in November 1995. During 2003, he was promoted to director of investigations until he was appointed as the executive director of the racing commission in 2008.

While working for the racing commission, Sage also worked part-time as the police chief in Yutan. He has also been a reserve deputy with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

Sage and his wife, Tracy, have been married for 27 years. They met while working at Ak-sar-ben and have two sons; Andy, who is 24, and Austin, 20.

Sage is on the ARCI board of directors and is a member of the following ARCI committees: Executive Committee, Model Rules, Pari-Mutuel Auditors, Rider and Driver Welfare and Safety Committees. He is also a member of the National Licensing Review Board and serves as Treasure of the National Licensing Compact.

Sage is also involved with the American Quarter Horse Association Integrity Enforcement Teams.

In 2015, Sage was honored when he was awarded the Len Foote award by ARCI.

Sage has been involved in supervising security at the College World Series and Olympic Swim Trails conducted in Omaha.

He is currently a certified law enforcement officer in his native state and enjoys building model trains as well as collecting coins.

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