New General Manager at Turfway Park
Florence, KY (Sports Network) - Turfway Park has named Daniel "Chip" Bach as its new general manager. The Kentucky native had been serving as the track's director of operations since 2006.
"Turfway and the Kentucky horseracing industry have undergone significant change over the past decade," said Kevin Kline, Caesars Entertainment senior vice president and Horseshoe Cincinnati general manager. "Chip's industry experience, strong leadership, operational expertise and dedication to customer service make him an excellent candidate to navigate and grow Turfway's future."
A graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, Bach came to Turfway in 1999 as director of human resources and safety. Seven years later he was named director of operations. In that capacity he oversaw all day-to-day track activities including racing, mutuels, admissions, facility, grounds, customer service and horsemen relations.
The hiring of Bach coincides with Turfway Park beginning its 37th holiday meet. It's 2013 racing season will again feature the $500,000 Spiral Stakes for 3-year-olds on Saturday, March 23.
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