Rogers getting good reviews as CT race secretary
“One thing about Liz is she’s a very hard worker and she understands the game,” McIntosh said. “She’s very adept at knowing what horses are on the grounds and what races are going to fill each night. This is a very demanding, tough job. You’re not going to please everybody. On any given night, only the guys that win races are going to be happy with the race office. But the main thing is you have to be fair, and Liz is definitely fair and honest with the horsemen. It’s a job where you’re just not going to make everyone happy.”
Over the years, Charles Town trainers Jeff Runco and Tim Grams have enjoyed ample success at the historic Jefferson County oval, and they have each spent their fair share of time interacting with racing secretaries. Both agreed that Rogers’ ascension to Racing Secretary has been a seamless transition from the days when McIntosh held the title.
“One thing about Liz is she’s very hard working and very conscientious,” Runco said. “Being a racing secretary at any track is not an easy job. Most owners and trainers are not going to go home happy. But Liz understands the game and she’s great at working with the horsemen. She’s learned a lot from Charlie, and not many people know as much about the race office as Charlie. Liz is doing a great job, and she’s going to be a good racing secretary for a long time.”
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