Robert Forbeck has been a lifelong fan of thoroughbred racing. Daily Racing Form has hired him for the newly created position of National Advertising Director. Forbeck most recently was Sales Manager at iHeartMedia in Cincinnati, Ohio, the leading media group in the Greater Cincinnati market. Prior he was Director of Marketing and Communications for Turfway Park from 1997-2001. where he directed all sales, marketing and communications initiatives for the Kentucky track and co-hosted “Turfway Track Talk” with Winningponies columnist Ed Meyer. He also worked in Hollywood Park’s press box for a season and got his entrance into racing as intern at River Downs under the tutelage of Winningponies host John Engelhardt. An avid racing fan and seasoned handicapper, Forbeck follows the sport closely and attends the races regularly. He and his father have both qualified for the National Handicapping Championship in the past.