11/06/2013 1:51PM

P.J. Campo named vice president of racing for Stronach Group

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P.J. Campo, formerly vice president and director of racing for the New York Racing Association, has been named vice president of racing for the Stronach Group, the company announced on Wednesday.

Campo will oversee the Stronach Group racing operations as well as assist Tim Ritvo, the chief operations officer for Stronach Group and president of Gulfstream Park. Campo will be based primarily at Gulfstream Park, which now races year round and will kick off its 2013-14 championship meeting on Nov. 30.

Campo resigned his position at NYRA on Monday.

The Stronach Group operates Gulfstream, Santa Anita, Laurel, Pimlico, Golden Gate Fields, and Portland Meadows.

“We’re thrilled to have P.J. as a member of our team,” said Ritvo. “We’re proud to have someone of P.J.’s extensive knowledge of the industry. With our championship meet coming up, P.J. will provide support and aid our racing secretary, Jeff Noe, as well as his team.”

Campo said: “I’m honored to join the Stronach Group for this fantastic career opportunity. I look forward to being a part of such an industry innovator who is admired throughout the world for its commitment and investment to the Thoroughbred and Thoroughbred racing.”