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Jason M Settlemoir
Jason M Settlemoir
Jason M Settlemoir
Jason Settlemoir is the COO/GM of New Meadowlands Racetrack LLC and Winners Bayonne OTW in New Jersey, and is vice president of racing, simulcast and sponsorship for American Racing and Entertainment (Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs). Settlemoir was appointed to the board of directors for American Racing and Entertainment in September 2011 and was also appointed to the board of directors for the New Meadowlands Racetrack in 2019. Jason is also simulcast director for the Little Brown Jug, as well as the second announcer; vice president of Harness Tracks of America; past president and chairman of the U.S. Harness Writers Association; Grand Circuit Director; Little Brown Jug Society Director; and was appointed a member of the USHWA Hall of Fame Screening Committee in 2016. Settlemoir is also active in the sport as a standardbred owner and has owned in whole or part many racehorses, including part of world champion trotting mare Perfect Alliance and in 2017 Ohio Sire Stake three year old pacing champion Drunk On Your Love. He was awarded the 2006 U.S. Harness Writers Association’s Lew Barasch Breakthrough Award for his work in opening up Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs and was inducted into the Upstate New York Chapter of USHWA’s Hall of Fame in 2011. In 2014 he was awarded the USHWA Monticello-Goshen Chapter “Good Guy” award for his “youthful enthusiasm and passion for our sport, combined with his progressive thinking which has positioned the sport for the next generation.” In 2017 Settlemoir received the President’s Award from the United States Harness Writers Association for his hard work and dedication to the sport of harness racing. 2008 Settlemoir received a special thank you award from the Standardbred Retirement Foundation in celebration of the 2008 Drivers’ Championship held at Tioga Downs where proceeds benefited the organization. In 2011, he received the Tioga County United Way Appreciation Award. In 2016 Settlemoir received a certificate of recognition from the Miracle Art Show which benefits the Children’s Miracle Hospital Network Hospitals. Settlemoir sat on the board of directors for the Tioga County Chamber of Commerce, the Southern Tier Red Cross and the Tioga County United Way, where he was chair for the annual campaign drive before making his move east. Settlemoir continues to support many local state and national efforts benefiting the Toys for Tots program, Make A Wish Foundation, the Red Cross and the Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Greater New York Chamber of Commerce. Jason and his youngest son Travis reside in Cream Ridge, NJ. Born in the Buckeye State, Settlemoir is an avid fan of Ohio State sports and Cleveland Browns football. Jason enjoys spending time with his family and friends along with watching sports and fishing in the ocean.

1 Racetrack Drive
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
Phone: 201-460-4025  [Email]
TERM EXPIRES: 2023 (Track Director)