New Title For Horowitz
The New Meadowlands Racetrack and Winners OTW have announced the addition of Justin Horowitz as Player/Media Manager, effective May 20, 2013.
In the newly-created position, Horowitz will assist the marketing department with its publicity and media relations initiatives in addition to overseeing its database and player development departments.
“Justin has proven himself time and time again to be an asset at both Tioga and Vernon Downs,” said Jason M. Settlemoir, CEO and general manager of the New Meadowlands Racetrack. “There is no question that Justin will continue to excel in this very important new role.”
Horowitz will continue to also serve as Regional Racing Marketing Manager at Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs, a role in which he overseeing all marketing, promotion, advertising and player rewards.
“I’m thrilled to have this opportunity,” said Horowitz, “The New Meadowlands Racetrack is the crown jewel of harness racing, and I couldn’t be more excited to help contribute to its continued success.”
Horowitz, a former TV sports anchor, joined the Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs staff in 2010 as Regional Social Media Coordinator. He also developed the industry-recognized TV show 'Inside Harness Racing.' A story featured on the show in 2011 received a Hervey Award Honorable Mention.
In 2012, Horowitz was promoted to Regional Racing Marketing Manager for Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs and later that year, he served as paddock reporter for CBS Sports Network’s coverage of the Hambletonian. Most recently, he was awarded the prestigious Lou Barasch Breakthrough Award by the United States Harness Writers Association.
(With files from the Meadowlands)