Gural said, "I wish Mike well in his new position. Under his leadership, we accomplished many important milestones including a successful live meet, opening the Bayonne Off-Track Wagering facility and beginning the construction of the new Meadowlands Racetrack. He has set a firm foundation of customer service expectations for our employees and created many great customer relationships."
Newlin commented, “While the Meadowlands transition was a challenge, it is very rewarding to look back and see what we accomplished in just one year. Our live meet was up over 6% in attendance and up 8% in live on track handle. It has been an honor to be entrusted with the Meadowlands legacy, but I have been interested in joining the Penn National organization for a long time. The opportunity presented itself and I want to continue to expand my professional experiences. I want to thank Jeff Gural for giving me the chance to run one of the premier racetracks in
North America. I wish
Jeff and the New Meadowlands team the very best in the future.”
Rob Fitzpatrick (CFO) will act as interim General Manager of the Meadowlands