Donald R. Codey, Jr., President and General Manager of Freehold Raceway since 2001, has resigned his position effective immediately. Prior to joining Freehold, Codey served as Assistant Director at the New Jersey Racing Commission (1991-1995) and General Manager of Rosecroft Raceway and Ocean Downs (1995-2000). He also served as Vice President of Harness Tracks of America.
"I appreciate all the opportunities afforded to me during my tenure at Freehold Raceway. I will have great memories of Freehold's loyal fan base and many dedicated employees as well as our terrific and professional horsemen", said Codey.
Under Codey's direction, Freehold's first Off-Track Wagering location was opened in Toms River in April, 2008, the third such facility to open in the state of New Jersey.
"We appreciate Don's many efforts on behalf of Freehold Raceway. His many friends and colleagues wish him the best in future endeavors," said Chris McErlean, Board Member of PennWood, a joint venture of GreenWood Racing and Penn National Gaming, Inc.
Freehold Raceway is the nation's oldest and fastest daytime half mile harness racing track.
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