|Turf Paradise Hires Lone Star Park Executive
Eugene Joyce as General Manager
Eugene T. Joyce has been
hired by Turf Paradise as the track's general manager, replacing Randy
Fozzard, who has taken a position with the newly constructed Zia Park
in Hobbs, New Mexico. Joyce, who has been involved in racing since 1978,
leaves a position as assistant general manager of Lone Star Park at Grand
Prairie to join Turf Paradise.
"I am looking forward to coming to Arizona, seeing many familiar
faces, meeting new people, and taking on the challenge of running a first
class facility like Turf Paradise," commented Joyce.
Joyce was general manager at Wyoming Downs from 1991 through 1998 and
SunRay Park and Casino in 1999 prior to joining Lone Star Park in 2001
as director of product development. He also worked at Arlington Park and
served as director of player development and interim general manager at
Remington Park. He has been a racing committee member and past chairman
of the graded stakes sub-committee for the AQHA.
A graduate of Marquette University, Joyce has held positions outside
of the racing industry with Host Communications, Turner Broadcasting Systems,
Madison Square Garden Network, and the City of Evanston, Wyoming.