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Mark Loewe
Biography
Mark Loewe
Mark Loewe
Mark Loewe was named Vice President of Racing for the Meadows Casino, Racetrack and Hotel in February. Loewe joined Penn National Gaming, Inc. in February 2008 as general manager of the Sanford Orlando Kennel Club in Longwood, Fla. and since then has assumed racing leadership roles at five other PNGI horse racing facilities (Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, Beulah Park, Raceway Park, Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway and Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course). Loewe was actively involved in the development of the overall racing facilities at Dayton Raceway and Mahoning Valley Race Course and since late 2014 has served as Vice President of Ohio Racing Operations for PNGI. Loewe will retain his oversight of the Mahoning Valley Race Course racing operations as part of his new assignment. Loewe grew up in New York City and frequented Yonkers and Roosevelt Raceways on a regular basis. Upon graduating from St. John’s University in 1978 with a degree in government and politics, he started his career in racing, working as a groom for Bill Popfinger. In his first year with the Popfinger Stable he was the groom for Little Brown Jug winner Happy Escort. Loewe trained for Popfinger and the Jerry Silverman Stable before opening his own public stable which he ran for 10 years. After leaving the backstretch, Loewe was employed by Pompano Park and was mentored by John Cash-man. He held various positions over the course of 13 years, including TV analyst, simulcast director, assistant race secretary, race secretary, director of racing and vice president of operations. Loewe currently is a Thoroughbred racing association director for Mahoning Valley Race Course. He is married to Janet Terhune and has a son and two step-children.

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TERM EXPIRES: 2022