08/25/2009 11:00PM

Keeneland names Gabbert to post

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Vince Gabbert has been named executive assistant to track president Nick Nicholson at the Keeneland Association in Lexington, Ky.

Gabbert, 33, resigned as deputy chief of staff to Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to accept the job, which will entail a broad range of administrative and operational responsibilities. Gabbert will leave his government job on October 1.