03/26/2013 12:30PM

Finger Lakes names Couch as racing secretary


Finger Lakes has named Bill Couch as its racing secretary. Couch will oversee the Finger Lakes racing office as well as the racino’s 1,200-stall backstretch area.

The Finger Lakes meet opens on April 20 and runs through Dec. 10.

Couch has been the racing secretary at Thistledown for 12 of the past 14 years. He was the Gulfstream Park racing secretary in 2007-08.

“I’m looking forward to working with our horsemen to showcase Finger Lakes racing in the strongest way possible,” Couch said.