Photograph: Courtesy of Gulfstream Park
The Stronach Crew introduced that Mike Lakow has been appointed vice chairman of racing operations at Gulfstream Park.
Lakow brings intensive wisdom and enjoy to Gulfstream Park and its racing program in all aspects of the trade. Maximum not too long ago he served as racing secretary for the New York Racing Affiliation at Saratoga Race Direction and for all meets at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Lakow takes over the location previously held by means of Invoice Badgett, who has accredited a place with the Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protecting Affiliation.
“I’m grateful to The Stronach Crew for providing me the chance to go back house and sign up for Gulfstream Park, which used to be my favourite racetrack once I began within the Thoroughbred trade,” Lakow stated. “Gulfstream has limitless possible and has such a lot to provide for the racing fan and horseman year-round.”
Lakow’s treasured and sundry enjoy in Thoroughbred racing comprises serving as President and CEO of the Thoroughbred Retirement Basis, Common Supervisor at Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms, jockey agent for Corridor of Reputation rider Javier Castellano, and dealing as a steward in Florida and for the Emirates Racing Authority. He has been a balloting member on numerous committees, together with Breeders’ Cup Variety, Graded Stakes, North American Scores and Experimental Weights.
“We’re extraordinarily happy to welcome Mike to The Stronach Crew and Gulfstream Park,” stated Tim Ritvo, COO of The Stronach Crew. “Mike’s experience in Thoroughbred racing and his credibility with horsemen will make Gulfstream’s year-round product even more potent. We’re very lucky to have any person of Mike’s caliber operating Gulfstream’s racing program.”
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