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Eric Wing joins Daily Racing Form as Advertising Director

New York, NY (June 3, 2014)   Daily Racing Form is pleased to announce that Eric Wing has joined Daily Racing Form in the newly created role of Advertising Director.  In this capacity, Wing will work with racetracks and wagering partners across the country. Wing will be based at DRF's headquarters in midtown Manhattan.

“We are thrilled to welcome Eric to Daily Racing Form,” said John Hartig, Chairman and CEO, Daily Racing Form.  “His reputation and deep industry relationships will be instrumental as we continue to deliver new product offerings to our ever-growing client base. Racetracks have seen the benefit of DRF's increased offerings, and we believe we present the highest quality platforms to drive handle and new fan growth for our racing partners."
DRF's 120-year mission as the "Horsemen's Bible" and long-standing partnership with the North American racetracks has evolved over the years from providing DRF newspapers and handicapping programs that serve players' on-track needs to today deploying DRF.com's expansive digital assets and customer database, including DRF Plus, DRF Live, and DRF Tournaments which each offer a targeted way to connect with horseplayers and fans.

"Working with those who put on the show each day – the racetracks – is a terrific opportunity to use my knowledge and love of the sport to build important relationships," said Wing.  "I have admired DRF since I was a teenager and am thrilled to be working with the entire DRF team to strengthen our ties with the racetracks and all those who have a vested interest in our sport."
Wing has over 15 years of experience in thoroughbred racing and most recently served as Director of Communications and Media Relations at the New York Racing Association from May 2013 to May 2014, and as Sr. Director of Media Relations at the National Thoroughbred Racing Association from 1999 to 2013. He was previously a Senior Staff Editor at Reader's Digest for over a decade.
Eric Wing can be reached in his office at 212-366-7714 and ewing@drf.com.

ABOUT DAILY RACING FORM
Daily Racing Form, “America's Turf Authority since 1894" for Thoroughbred racing horseplayers and professionals throughout North America is the Thoroughbred industry's dominant multi-channel media company. Launched in 1894, Daily Racing Form is the only daily newspaper in the U.S. dedicated solely to the coverage of a single sport, publishing up to 2,000 unique pages of statistical and editorial copy every day, in as many as 20 daily editions, 364 days a year. Its companion website, www.DRF.com  is the most heavily-trafficked horseracing destination, providing players with the most extensive news coverage in racing, interactive past performances, exclusive handicapping tools, and access to DRF Bets™, America’s fastest growing online and mobile wagering platform. Additionally, Daily Racing Form publishes DRF Harness Eye, the daily newspaper and digital content for Standardbred racing since 1964, offering news, handicapping products, and online wagering functionality specifically for Harness players. In 2012, Daily Racing Form introduced DRF Breeding, a business dedicated to serving the Breeding industry, bringing expanded coverage and tools to horseplayer and breeding enthusiasts alike.