DTHA Staff

Bessie Gruwell holding Godolphin awardBessie Gruwell
DTHA, Executive Director
Bessie was born into the racing industry and obtained her trainers license at the age of eighteen. She began training horses full-time when her father Tom Lovelace passed away suddenly in 1983. She ran a successful racing stable for twenty-two years winning nearly four hundred races in the Mid-Atlantic region. Bessie served as President of the DTHA from 1998 until 2005 when she then accepted the position of DTHA, Executive Director.


DTHA, Administrative Assistant
Meghan has lived in Delaware her whole life. Meghan is new to the horseracing industry. She was previously employed as a retail manager.



Vincent MoscarelliVincent Moscarelli
DCTP, Administrator
Vince Moscarelli has lived in Delaware for over fifteen years. He is a founding member of the Delaware Certified Thoroughbred Program, and now serves as the Administrator.



Lynda FurlongLynda Furlong
DHAF, Program Manager
Lynda has worked for the Assistance Fund for over twelve years. Previously she was the Benefits Coordinator for Delaware Park. Lynda has been involved with horse racing all her life from galloping horses, owning her own lead pony business and was an outrider at Delaware Park.