Dennis A. Drazin grew up in Rumson, New Jersey and is a graduate of Blair Academy, Ohio State University, and Dickinson School of Law. In 1976, he joined Red Bank law firm of Drazin and Warshaw, founded by his late father in the 1940's. Drazin maintains an active law practice and now serves as President of the firm. Drazin started his thoroughbred racing and breeding business some thirty years ago. In the 1990's, Drazin became actively ivolved in advising the New Jersey racing industry and was architect of many of the legislative initiatives that have advanced the industry in New Jersey. He served as legislative counsel, general counsel, and President of the NJTHA before leaving that position serve as Chairman of the New Jersey Racing Commission. Drazin was also responsible for leading the effort to obtain the Breeders Cup at Monmouth Park in 2007.