Elmore Named General Manager of Racing
Hoosier Park Racing & Casino announced today the appointment of Brian Elmore to the position of General Manager of Racing. Elmore, who will assume the new position beginning May 1, 2011, replaces Jeff Smith who will continue in his position as Managing Director of Racing for Hoosier Park’s parent company, Centaur LLC.
In his previous position as Director of Racing Operations, Elmore was instrumental in positioning Hoosier Park as a premier horse racing destination and Indiana’s first fully integrated gaming and racing facility. Elmore brings with him more than thirty years of horse racing experience, of which fifteen were with Hoosier Park.
“It is a privilege to have an opportunity to serve in this capacity at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. Hoosier Park has a very talented staff of dedicated team members who excel in customer service and a loyal customer base that enjoy our facility,” said Elmore “Our staff is not only dedicated to the needs of our guests but also those horsemen who come and participate in races conducted at Hoosier Park. I look forward to continuing our past successful traditions, exceeding guest expectations, and maintaining a commitment to seek improvements.”
Prior to joining Hoosier Park and Centaur, Elmore served as General Manager of Ellis Park in Henderson, Kentucky and Bandera Downs in Bandera, Texas. Elmore has also served as a member of the Thoroughbred Racing Association and held multiple community board memberships throughout his career.
Centaur Chairman and CEO Rod Ratcliff stated, “Brian’s knowledge and experience in the horse racing industry and with Hoosier Park should serve him well in his new position. We look forward to his future contributions to racing in the State of Indiana and to our Hoosier Park facility.”
Hoosier Park Racing & Casino was recently ranked as the Indianapolis Area’s Most Popular Attraction by the Indianapolis Business Journal and holds multiple awards from industry publications for customer service, entertainment, gaming and dining. Most notably, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino was recognized as having Indiana’s Loosest Slots by nationally published Casino Player Magazine.
Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, a fully integrated gaming and racing facility, features 2,000 of the latest slots and electronic table games and a 7/8 mile oval horse track offering live and simulcast Standardbred and Thoroughbred racing each year. Simulcast wagering is also offered year-round at three off-track betting properties located in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and Merrillville, Indiana. For more information, please visit www.hoosierpark.com.