David Heitzmann, Director of Racing at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs, announced that Jennifer Sokol has accepted the position of Racing Operations Manager at the Shreveport racetrack. Sokol has been employed at Louisiana Downs since 2007, joining the racing office in 2012. She most recently served as racing office manager.
Her new duties will include supervision of the racing staff as well as overseeing handicapping seminars, racing promotions and other duties associated with the live Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred race meets.
"Jen Sokol has been a hard-working team member at Harrah's Louisiana Downs and has served the racing office in many capacities," said Heitzmann. "She has done a tremendous job for us and is very deserving of this promotion."
Sokol’s duties are effective February 14 and the native of Greenwood, Louisiana looks forward to her new role.
“Working with the horsemen and entire team at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs has been a very rewarding experience,” said Sokol. “Most people have no idea how much coordination is involved each day in organizing race cards and the charitable work we do, but I love it and am thrilled to continue my career with this great organization.”
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