ERIC WING JOINS HORSETOURNEYS AS DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS
June 27, 2016 – HorseTourneys.com announced today that Eric Wing has joined the company as its new Director of Communications. Wing will be responsible for editorial content on the popular Horsetourneys.com Website and will serve in several other capacities, including company spokesperson and on-site representative at selected brick-and-mortar handicapping tournaments around the country.
Wing, 53, has headed up public relations for such organizations as the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) and The New York Racing Association, Inc. Most recently, he served as Advertising Director at Daily Racing Form. He is also the longtime master of ceremonies at the Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship in Las Vegas.
“I am extremely pleased and proud to join HorseTourneys and contribute to its future success and growth”, said Wing. “I have been a HorseTourneys customer for many years and have always considered it to be the best, most player-friendly online-tournament host in the business. The tournament space is an increasingly popular and important one within the industry, and I look forward to working with HorseTourneys customers and people throughout Thoroughbred racing to increase the visibility of our horse racing contests and those who play them.”
“I’m delighted to welcome Eric aboard,” said HorseTourneys.com President McKay Smith. “Having worked with him for many years in my previous roles in the industry, I’m well aware of his reputation across racing media and tournament circles, and his knowledge, enthusiasm and experience will serve HorseTourneys extremely well in the months and years to come.”
HorseTourneys.com is a leading operator of online-based handicapping tournaments in horse racing. HorseTourneys works in cooperation with the racing industry, with a focus on offering handicappers the opportunity to qualify to major handicapping tournament events at racetracks and casinos across North America. In operation since 2009, HorseTourneys is a trusted partner of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Boyd Gaming, Keeneland, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Arlington Racecourse, Monmouth Park, Hawthorne Race Course, Laurel Park, Wynn Las Vegas and other racetracks and gaming properties. The HorseTourneys website may be accessed at www.horsetourneys.com.