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Saturday, June 29, 2013

WFD - The Raceway Announces Personnel Changes

London, June 28, 2013 -- Western Fair District has announced that Greg Blanchard has been promoted to Raceway Manager effective June 30, 2013.  Greg has been with Western Fair District for the last three years as Assistant Raceway Manager and Announcer. 

Blanchard will take over management of the Raceway operations and will also take on additional assignments and duties throughout the year in other areas of the District including Fair and Shows. 

“We are very pleased to have someone of Greg’s passion and racing knowledge to head up our Raceway operations. Greg has a wide range of skills that will serve him well as he joins our management team” said Hugh Mitchell, CEO. 

Blanchard will take over for Ian Fleming who is stepping back, but will continue to serve as the track’s Race Secretary.

With the changes to the raceway structure, Western Fair District will be seeking a new Announcer for the fall meet commencing in October.