From a Delaware Park release

Delaware Park announced the promotion of Jerome ‘Jed’ Doro to the position of Racing Secretary today.

Doro, 34, was the Assistant Racing Secretary for the last six years.  He succeeds Patrick Pope, who was recently named the Racing Secretary at Prairie Meadows.

“I am very pleased to announce on behalf of Delaware Park that Jerome Doro has been offered and has accepted the position of Racing Secretary,” said John Mooney the Executive Director of Racing at Delaware Park.  “Jed has a thorough knowledge of the horses, trainers and jockeys who participate in Delaware racing on an annual basis.  The entire staff is excited and looking forward to supporting him in his new role.”

Doro has also worked in various capacities for the Maryland Jockey Club at Laurel Park, Pimlico Racecourse and Colonial Downs.  Currently, the native of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, is the Assistant Director of Racing at Oaklawn Park.  He will be assuming his role of Racing Secretary at Delaware Park at the conclusion of the meet in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

“I am very grateful for this opportunity, and I look forward to the challenges of being Racing Secretary,” said Doro.  “I am especially excited about being given this opportunity at the track where I have worked for the last six years.  With the support from our entire staff, I look forward to carrying on the tradition of exciting and competitive racing at Delaware Park.”

Doro and his wife, Tiffany, have two young daughters.

The 77th season of live racing at the Stanton oval will feature 81 days with the meet starting on May 17 and concluding on October 22.  Delaware Park’s premier races, the Delaware Oaks (Gr. II) and the Delaware Handicap (Gr. I), will be held on July 5 and July 12, respectively.