RTIP Students: Summer of 2013


Monmouth park logoMark Rocker: Mark spent his summer as an intern at Monmouth Park in New Jersey, focusing his time in the marketing department, racing office and operations.



Megean O'Dell: Megean worked as a groom in the broodmare division of Taylor Made Farm in Kentucky, getting experience with the day-to-day care of broodmares and foals.



Joe Lyle: Joe spent his second summer as an intern at the Las Vegas Dissemination Company in Nevada, working primarily in the operations department, which is responsible for the transmission of racing information to clients and ensuring the merger of all pari-mutuel pools.



Anna Hibbard: Anna worked as a groomer and hot walker for trainer Hamilton Smith for the second year at Colonial Downs in Virginia.



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Melanie LaCour: Melanie worked at CHRIMS this summer in Dublin, California. She is working on a project involving the identification and interpretation of complex statutory and regulatory distribution provisions in various racing jurisdictions.


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Joe Dougherty: Joe interned in Pennsylvania at Parx, working in the racing office, race operations and casino. His duties varied each day and included working with racing officials and learning about the operations side of the race and casino operation.


del marTim Fahrendorf: Tim's internship was in California at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, working with the marketing and promotions department, as well as with the track maintenance crew.